Engaging in the Digital: Hell or Paradise? (Talk Submission #GB12 (2))

Talk submission to Greenbelt for 2012. Engaging in the Digital: Hell or Paradise? Harnessing the Digital to Create Bigger Bible Conversations The digital brings different possibilities for engaging with the Bible, via smartphones and social media. For some this digital world is hell, for others it is paradise, but it is the reality for most in our world, and therefore Christians need to engage with it. We’ll identify a number of positive examples as the basis…

Finding Your Own Digital Paradise (Talk Submission for #GB12)

Talk submission to Greenbelt for 2012. Finding Your Own Digital Paradise: Tribes, Digital Sabbaths & Crowd-Sourced Worship Panel Session: Is there such a thing as ‘digital paradise’? How does the digital allow us to do things differently? Who do we connect with and not get lost in a Christian bubble? How do we ensure that we gain from partaking, rather than getting exhausted? Confirmed contributors: Dr Bex Lewis, Rev Joanne Cox, Bryony Taylor & crowd-sourced content

The future’s bright, the future’s social? The future’s here! (abstract for #gb11 with @batty_towers)

I've already booked to attend Greenbelt for this year, having been for the last couple of years. Sara Batts & I have just submitted an abstract for this year's festival (August Bank Holiday). We're well ahead of the deadline of 14th February, and look forward to hearing in due course whether we're "in" or not! Abstract Who would have predicted Facebook’s 600 million+ users? Predicting the future is impossible, but irresistibly fun! What next in…