[SPEAKER] Social Media in Ministry

This morning’s session with the Diocese of Manchester ordinands retreat:

Social Media in Ministry from Bex Lewis
Digital Speaker

[SPEAKER] Evangelism in a Digital Age for CEA

A 10 minute session for an event with the Christian Enquiry Agency.


Digital Fingerprint: Social Media Consultancy


Digital Fingerprint is a social media consultancy that works particularly within the Higher Education and Christian sectors, where strong networks have been established. Training workshops, speaking, and writing expertise in the area of social media practice and culture are offered, and particularly focused upon attitude change, identifying the possibilities of the digital:

Clients include The Church of England, The Methodist Church, United Reformed Church, GirlguidingOrganisational Development in Higher Education Group, The National Archives, and a range of voluntary and Christian organisations, and Universities.

As featured on The One Show (BBC1), Steve Wright in the Afternoon (BBC Radio 2), BBC News, The Telegraph, Church Times, Best, Financial Times, Premier Radio, UCB and more

Read more about Digital Fingerprint.



I created my first website in 1997, which was a mix of a personal homesite and information from the PhD that I’d then started, moved on to learn Dreamweaver in 2001, then started using WordPress in 2009. Tools aside, the most important element of site development is a focus upon the audience of a site, taking time to design a workable structure, and creating strong content.  I was an early adopter of social media , in which I am deeply embedded, and continue to develop my expertise.

Below is a list of sites I have worked on, with more recent iterations at the top – some are links, others give background information. As a historian, I love to see the old designs, and how things have changed!




From 2011 onwards, I continued with a number of the sites listed below, and moved more towards speaking, writing and workshops



Since 2009

Since 2008

Since 2007

Since 2006

Since 2005

Since 2004

Since 2003

Since 2002

Since 2001

Since 1999

Since 1998

Since 1997

Each site requires planning, including audience definition, development of ‘calls-to-actions’, issues of copyright, privacy and legal images.


NEW SITE: Not quite there yet…

So here we are, a new LOOK for the site, and some early tweaking to the structure. There’s quite a lot of work to do on the content (as it was still built quite strongly around web site portfolio, whereas I’m focusing more on digital culture/workshops):


I’m awaiting a bit of help from a friend to tweak a few other bits that I’m a bit lost on (I’m more interested in what’s possible than any kind of coding!)… (the header, turning the blue to purple, some funny text formatting, and the blog looking the same as the front page)but loving these social buttons: