Essay / GodblogCon 2008

On the Art of Online Conversation: John Mark Reynolds

Online discourse has become harsh and unhealthy. This is especially true of political discourse. John Mark Reynolds, public speaker and director of the Torrey Honors Institute at Biola University, will address the problems of internet discourse and what bloggers can do to raise the level

Essay / GodblogCon 2008

The New Media Frontier: Roger Overton

The New Media Frontier is a visionary new book that offers direction for how Christians can use the new media with discernment and grace. Several of the contributors to The New Media Frontier met and began dialogue about this book at the first GodblogConference, so

Essay / GodblogCon 2008

Election '08 and the Godblogosphere Impact: Scott Ott and La Shawn Barber

This special session at GodblogCon 2008 includes a brief overview of the political landscape and the Godblogger’s role therein from each of the moderators. The floor was then opened for conversation among all in attendance with special topical consideration being given to the ’08 election.

Essay / GodblogCon 2008

Supporting Your Christian Blog (While Staying Saved): Wade Tonkin

Listen to Wade Tonkin of ChristianAffiliateMarketers.com give an overview of blog monetization strategies with an emphasis on how to generate financial support for yourself or you ministry from your blog while “staying saved.” He examines affiliate marketing, site sponsorships, Google Adsense and “Tipping” services to

Essay / GodblogCon 2008

Godbloggers and Hollywood: Mark Joseph

The role of the Godbloggers in the entertainment industry and why they should care: The internet has offered unparalleled opportunities for people of faith to break out of the religious ghetto and allow their ideas to be accessed by people who may not agree with

Essay / GodblogCon 2008

Renewed Minds Online: Ken Myers

Media do not merely carry content; they also create mentalities, sensibilities, and intuitions. As the medium of the internet has developed, few of its practitioners have considered how this new form of communication affects the larger ecosystem of culture and human interaction. We tend to

Essay / GodblogCon 2008

The Missional Church in the Internet Age: Andrew Jones

Dustin Steeve, Senior Director of GodblogCon 2008, opens the conference with an introduction of the conference, and GodblogCon’s opening speaker: Andrew Jones (tallskinnykiwi.com), social entrepreneur and mission consultant, discussed the phenomenal rise of faith blogging over the past decade and what it will take to

Essay / GodblogCon 2008

On the Art of Online Conversation

Internet discourse is in a bad way. Crass language, disrespect, and dishonesty seem pervasive in many of the essays and comment sections of internet publications. On the whole, there is much about the internet that ought to give Christians pause. GodblogCon speaker and Scriptorium Daily

Essay / GodblogCon 2008

How To Support Your Christian Blog

Website monetization is a multi-million dollar problem that currently has no good solution. To shed some light on the problem and provide a possible solution, GodblogCon invited Marcus Goodyear and Chris Cree to interview GBC speaker Wade Tonkin, owner of Christian Affiliate Marketers. Be sure

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Andrew Jones Interview

Biola University and the Torrey Honors Institute are proud to present GodblogCon 2008 this September 20-21st. GodblogCon invited Andrew Jackson, Rhett Smith, Cynthia Ware, Matthew Anderson, and Marcus Goodyear to interview Andrew Jones of the Tall Skinny Kiwi who will be speaking at this year’s