[SPEAKER] Mission in a Virtual World for @salvationarmyuk

This morning’s session is with those training within The Salvation Army, at the London offices: Mission in a Virtual World, for The Salvation Army from Bex Lewis Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. https://twitter.com/digitalfprint Like it? Share it…

[SPEAKER] Experiencing God in a Digital Age #theconvo17

I’m at ‘The Conversation‘ in Canterbury today, in an event hosted by the CofE, asking “How can we change the dominant church culture from ‘conquering and keeping’ to ‘nurturing and releasing’ the children and young people in our midst?”. I’ve got 20 minutes to put across some ideas about the digital: Experiencing God in a Digital Age (Children/Young People) from Bex Lewis Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in Continue Reading →

[SPEAKER] Youth Ministry in a Digital Age #YWSummit #YWChat

I participated in a Virtual Youthwork Summit – access the content here, and you can see the slides I was riffing off with Luke here: Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. https://twitter.com/digitalfprint Like it? Share it…

[PRESS] Engaging with Violence against women and girls – with @Rest0red

The CPS has just published a new report focusing upon Violence Against Women and Girls, a report to which Mandy Marshall, of Restored, an international Christian alliance working to transform relationships and end violence against women, has responded in this blog. There is encouragement that more prosecutions are being made, but disappointment at the number/range of possible ways in which violence are shown – including a rise in online abuse, to which I was asked to Continue Reading →

[REPORT] ‘Smartphone by default’ internet users from @Ofcom

Ofcom just published a new report looking a ‘smartphone by default’ users. The report starts: Ofcom commissioned ESRO to investigate the experiences of ‘smartphone by default’ internet users, and fieldwork was carried out in early 2016. The research project focused on those who conduct the vast majority of their online activities through their smartphone – either through choice or due to external factors limiting their access to alternative devices. The sample contained participants with a Continue Reading →

[PRESS] Pre-Record with Radio 4 for #BeyondBelief

So, this afternoon, I completed a pre-record for Beyond Belief on Radio 4, to be live Monday 16th May, and afterwards on iPlayer. I was in the studio with Ernie (pictured here doing a couple of recording edits), and on the line were Shelina Janmohamed, Muslim activist, and Michael O’Loughlin, author of The Tweetable Pope – who posted the following: Just recorded an interview for the #BBC program #BeyondBelief airing in the UK on May 16. #TweetablePope#religion Continue Reading →

[ARTICLE] The Digital Mission Field in @PreachMagazine

I was commissioned to write a piece for Preach Magazine, which, aside from the content, is beautifully designed! The piece has just come out, and is available to read in full online (pp25-29). What does it look like to reach the unreached (something that’s as old as time) in a digital age? The previous edition of Preach had a range of pieces from members of the CODEC team – from page 42 there’s an overview Continue Reading →

Speaker: Friendship in a Digital Age #mmudigifriends #mcrESRCfestival

Slides put together at short notice to contribute to ESRC funded event ‘Are you really my friend? Exploring digital relationships’ this morning (I’m unlikely to use all my slides – but people can see the shape which offers an overview of one my book chapter re ‘Relationships (Online)’: Friendship in a Digital Age (@drbexl for @MMUBS) from Bex Lewis drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 posters: Keep Calm & Carry On, digital world, coach, Continue Reading →