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
Tweets from today's workshop. The event continues for the next two days, but I need to get back to MMU and teach... [View the story "Day 1: Surveillance and Religion Conference (with @es61andrews)" on Storify]
I may still be tweaking this on the train on the way up (only 30 mins session), but this is the presentation I'll be giving this afternoon as an invited speaker at the Surveillance and Religion Network workshop in Edinburgh: Social Media, Peer Surveillance and Spiritual Formation from Bex Lewis
Earlier this week, I spoke to Megan from TWR-UK, and the conversation was used (pretty much whole so far as I can tell). You can find the full programme on demand, search Newsdesk, and find 11th March, or the extract is here:
Read full blog post about why I am not a fan of giving up social media for Lent, or regarding it as a 'waste of time', when it's a strong tool for building relationships.
This morning's session with the Diocese of Manchester ordinands retreat: Social Media in Ministry from Bex Lewis
Have you noticed a drop-off in some of your conversations this week? Yes, Lent started this week, and according to OpenBible, social networking is the number one thing that people tweeted that they were giving up for Lent! This reflects the negative perception of social media that persists amongst many:…
I had a chat with Philip from Salvation Army's The War Cry the other week, always interesting to see which extracts are used: Quoted in this week's @TheWarCryUK - Lent = social media provides new opportunities for interactivity. Also - @40acts ... pic.twitter.com/ED1uA7SsCi — Dr Bex Lewis (@drbexl) February 28,…