Essay / GodblogCon 2007

Developing a Pod & Vidcast Ministry: Jeff VanderGiessen

While blogging is a great way to begin in the new media, new media technologies such as podcasts and vidcasts offer your ministry an opportunity to take pre-existing content, such as sermons, beyond the walls of your physical church. Jeff VanderGiessen of Mars Hill Church

Essay / GodblogCon 2007

Design Desiderata for the Godblogger: Kevin Wang

Excellent site layout and design can be a great boon for a blog that hopes to build a regular readership and to have maximal impact. Design just is the marriage of form and function, content and layout. It can help you deliver your message more

Essay / GodblogCon 2007

Writing Well in the New Media: La Shawn Barber

Writing technique and style changes depending on the medium. Like writing a thought piece for a journal is unlike writing a thought piece for a newspaper, so also is writing a blog post different in style and technique as well as the expectation of the

Essay / GodblogCon 2007

Basics of Blogging: Dustin Steeve

Finding the Platform to Meet Your Needs You have decided to enter the new media and become a Godblogger, but you do not know where to begin; no problem! This is the session designed especially for beginners. Dustin Steeve will teach you the difference between

Essay / GodblogCon 2007

Trafficking in Substance a Blogging Dilemma

The Case for Blog Euthanasia There was a time when everyone had a blog. Now there are thousands of blogs abandoned on the internet. People have discovered that blogging is hard work, and most individuals don’t want to put in the effort. Since when did

Essay / GodblogCon 2007

Identifying Impact In Culture for Christians In New Media: Joe Carter

Culturally concerned Christians have a plethora of issues upon which they could comment, but simply because they can express their opinion on an issue does not mean that they should. Joe Carter will help you learn to identify which issues you should comment on and

Essay / GodblogCon 2007

Communicating Biblical Womanhood: Bonnie Lindblom

Ministering to Women Through New Media Strong forces in culture are presenting women with false ideas of beauty, happiness, sex, gender, and family. Thoughtful Christian women, especially those involved in women’s ministry, have the ability to speak against these false ideas. Bonnie Lindblom will share

Essay / GodblogCon 2007

New Media Ministry to the Myspace-Facebook Generation: Rhett Smith

Employing New Media Technologies Effectively In Youth Ministries The demographic which would benefit most from a strong Christian presence in the New Media is America’s youth. Many youth ministries have tried and failed to reach the youth where they are at by setting up websites

Essay / GodblogCon 2007

Taking Your Ministry to the New Media: Mark D. Roberts

The Pastor As Godblogger Society is asking tough questions of the Church today—questions which America’s pastors can and should fearlessly answer. The new media provides pastors with the tools necessary to reach potentially millions of readers worldwide in an instant and, best of all, this

Essay / GodblogCon 2007

Focus and Motivation: John Mark Reynolds

Beginning and Maintaining a Meaningful Blog So you like the idea of blogging, but the idea of maintaining a blog seems overwhelming. Fear not, blog upkeep can be quick and easy if you do not lose sight of what makes a blog meaningful and effective.

Essay / GodblogCon 2007

Pioneering the New Media for Christ: Al Mohler

Understanding the Impact and Opportunity that New Media presents to thoughtful Christian Communicators New Media technology is altering the way ideas and arguments are presented in society—this is significant, especially to Christians. Al Mohler will explain some differences between old and new media and exhort