Gospel.com Topics Feed - Media 2014-05-08T11:33:28-05:00 GCI info@gospel.com /feeds/topics/media/ Digital media penetration gives opportunity for ministry http://internetevangelismday.com/blog/archives/12136 2014-05-08T11:33:28-05:00 If you want to get a sense of the remarkable penetration of digital media around the world, or use some of these slides in seminars to present the challenge of digital ministry worldwide, this is for you. Understanding media and evangelism - conversation with Phil Cooke http://internetevangelismday.com/blog/archives/12228 2014-05-08T11:18:00-05:00 Lots of challenging wisdom from Phil Cooke, author of Creative Christian Media, on creatives, media, culture, storytelling, film, evangelism and effective communication. Here are 18 minutes of high-value insights – do make the time to watch. Vital new book THE SOCIAL MEDIA GOSPEL - Sharing the Good News in New Ways http://internetevangelismday.com/blog/archives/11169 2013-06-27T11:17:47-05:00 You may know Meredith Gould as the person behind the #chsocm Twitter hashtag, for discussing all things church/social media. So Dr Gould knows her stuff! She is an established author, sociologist and social media consultant, with digital experience going back to the beginning of the Internet. But this is not an academic book – it's highly readable, laced with whimsical humor – and provides a valuable introduction to any church leader or member who is considering whether, or how, to start out or develop a social media strategy. Digital media changes in 10 years. How do we adapt? Helpful infographic. http://internetevangelismday.com/blog/archives/10151 2013-01-09T12:52:08-05:00 Even a year is a long time in digital and social media. Where will we be digitally in 2014? 2015? How can we keep up to speed? Adapt and change? Use the tools that are being given to us? What are the biggest digital challenges and questions you face? For your non-profit, ministry or church? Book review: Professional Web Video by Harrington and Weiser http://internetevangelismday.com/blog/archives/9374 2012-09-27T13:02:56-05:00 Professional Web Video Plan, Produce, Distribute, Promote and Monetize Quality Video Richard Harrington and Mark Weiser Focal Press ISBN-13: 9780240815091 This is an excellent book for both beginners and experts, mid-sized teams with reasonable budgets or the one-man-band working on a shoestring. In one volume it covers all aspects of planning, producing, and publishing your video. Read more... How to escape the negative brain rewiring by digital media http://internetevangelismday.com/blog/archives/8766 2012-07-25T12:50:39-05:00 If you listen to no other audio talk this year, make it this one. Because it is foundational to everything you do online, and how that relates to your wider life. Michael Hyatt, author of the highly-recommended book Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World, shares some serious practical wisdom on how to counteract the negative things that digital media is doing to our brains and life patterns. Research study released into Christian use of social networking http://internetevangelismday.com/blog/archives/8086 2012-05-11T09:54:20-05:00 A questionnaire-based research study into social media evangelism by Christian Vision has just been published. CV's Andrew Flynn comments, "It basically confirms that Christians are aware of the opportunity to evangelize online but need help in how to – but that they are already a lot more engaged relationally than perhaps we sometimes give credit for." Digital advances in India enable Christians to share faith http://internetevangelismday.com/blog/archives/7692 2012-04-05T10:24:44-05:00 The second largest nation in the world is a rich and wonderful mixture of contrasts. Skim through this very clear slide presentation to see just how far digital penetration is transforming Indian society (based on April 2011 stats). Evangelism in the Digital Age: new book by Dan Henrich for Majority World http://internetevangelismday.com/blog/archives/6822 2012-01-30T14:41:06-05:00 Just published – a new book by mediastrategist Dan Henrich: Evangelism in the Digital Age: Media Case Studies (Volume 1). The book is a series of case study reports on various film, radio, web and mobile phone initiatives in Africa, S America and Asia in the last few years. How people use the Web: the Forrester Ladder concept http://internetevangelismday.com/blog/archives/5599 2011-09-19T11:25:46-05:00 There are multiple ways that different people use social media and the Web in general. Be aware that people are very different in their personality types, needs, demographic and online behavior.