#Digidisciple for #Gain15

So, the other week I heard about #GAIN15, and after contacting @KosterLundqvist via Twitter, agreed to join them for a 5 minute Skype session this morning, before I head to Karate. Here's what it looked like from their end: And here's what it looked like from my end (pre-session!):  and just as we kick off: and here's the notes I was working from: The Challenge of Discipleship in a Digital Age: GAIN So, have we…

[ABSTRACT] #DIGIDisciple: Issues and Opportunities for the Christian Sector in a Digital Age

Paper Abstract: Media, Religion and Culture in a Networked World, Canterbury, U.K. - August 4-8, 2014. Accepted.  A frequent topic in the British newspapers is the declining numbers in church membership. For many churchgoing is no longer the ‘cultural norm’. People don’t actively ignore the church: they don’t even think about it, whilst literally billions are in the digital spaces and the social networks. Those in the Christian sector, including churches, have been slow to recognize…

Article in @christiantoday on Community in a Digital Age

Had a good email conversation with Quentin the other week, and here's some of the results: In days gone by, connecting on a large scale meant Christians having to meet in person, in conference centres or church halls. Now, Christians anywhere and everywhere can connect with each other online every day. A virtual community has built up around the Bible thanks to The Big Bible Project, which currently has 60 active contributors and has around…
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