Today’s time to get back on the long train journey up to Durham – hopefully my house has survived the storms – my neighbours have been looking after the place for me and I’ve had no texts to the contrary!
It’s the last day of Ron Glusenkamp’s material today, though Maggi’s material continues for a few more days … that Christmas answers that oft-asked question in cars “are we there yet?” – and yes – with Christmas – we are!
Today Maggi seeks to understand Jesus’ birth from Joseph’s perspective – which brings to mind the winner of The Nativity Factor 2013:
She encourages us to seek ways to connect with God in the ordinary and the everyday – God is not outside of our reach – he became like us – human – to connect us with God.
Dr Bex Lewis is passionate about helping people engage with the digital world in a positive way, where she has more than 20 years’ experience. She is Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing at Manchester Metropolitan University and Visiting Research Fellow at St John’s College, Durham University, with a particular interest in digital culture, persuasion and attitudinal change, especially how this affects the third sector, including faith organisations, and, after her breast cancer diagnosis in 2017, has started to research social media and cancer. Trained as a mass communications historian, she has written the original history of the poster Keep Calm and Carry On: The Truth Behind the Poster (Imperial War Museum, 2017), drawing upon her PhD research. She is Director of social media consultancy Digital Fingerprint, and author of Raising Children in a Digital Age: Enjoying the Best, Avoiding the Worst (Lion Hudson, 2014; second edition in process) as well as a number of book chapters, and regularly judges digital awards. She has a strong media presence, with her expertise featured in a wide range of publications and programmes, including national, international and specialist TV, radio and press, and can be found all over social media, typically as @drbexl.