[MELBOURNE] Discipleship in a Digital Age

A disciple is one who seeks to learn and live the teachings of Jesus Christ in all aspects of life. Drawing upon Romans 12:1-2, which in The Message translation calls for us to ‘take your everyday, ordinary life’, we reflect upon how we ‘do’ discipleship in ‘a digital age’. We consider how the medium impacts the message, and vice versa, including how it has offered space to journey together, to share our stories, and to encourage one…

[MELBOURNE] Raising Children in a Digital Age

Twitter, Facebook, Tik Tok, blogging, email, the internet and beyond. Whether you are a church leader, children’s ministry practitioner, or someone trying to resource your church in this area, you may feel the responsibility for helping keep children safe online but also want to know how they and you can use it to its full advantage. Technology changes, but it is now a part of our everyday lives. This evening will help enable parents, teachers…

[CHRISTCHURCH] Engaging Faithfully with Social Media

Awaiting more details/confirmation of panel make-up, and whether 4th or 6th April Panel and Q&A with Stephen Garner and Eunice Price My Session: Social media has become a part of everyday life, including the faith lives of many. It is a space that assumes an observing gaze, and we question what it is about social and digital culture that shapes expectations of what users can or want to do in online spaces. A disciple is one who seeks to…

[AUCKLAND] Engaging Faithfully with Social Media

Panel and Q&A with Stephen Garner and Eunice Price My Session: Social media has become a part of everyday life, including the faith lives of many. It is a space that assumes an observing gaze, and we question what it is about social and digital culture that shapes expectations of what users can or want to do in online spaces. A disciple is one who seeks to learn and live the teachings of Jesus Christ…

[MEDIA] What should happen to our online selves when we die? from @LifeSearch for @UCBNewsTeam

LifeSearch (a life insurance company) have posted the results of a new study that they have done, into how prepared people are in managing their digital assets/social media after death, and found that a large number of users want their data cleared automatically on death, whilst others want to hold onto e.g. e-books/music, and photographs for the benefit of others post death: Currently, when a person passes away, loved ones face substantial paperwork to deactivate…
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