Monthly Archives: March 2008

Episode 012 – Mar 26 2008

This week Martin and Sallie share information on Web 2.0 and how it can be used to further ministry efforts.  They also interview MLC Prof. Dave Pelzl on SMARTBoards.

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The discussion:

  • Web 2.0 - The past 3 years have seen dramatic changes in the ability of anyone to self-publish via the Internet, often times using free tools. Martin and Sallie discuss the impact of the “Read/Write Web” and share some cautions as well as opportunities which these new tools provide, especially in terms of ministry.

The interview:

  • Dave PelzlDave PelzlSMARTBoards - MLC mathematics professor Dave Pelzl joins Martin and Sallie to share information on the interactive white board product, SMARTBoard, including its usefulness in the K-12 classroom setting.  Prof. Pelzl will be presenting SMARTBoard training at this summer’s School Leadership Conference. 

The tidbits:

The featured artist:

  • Revelation, a music ministry of Wisconsin Lutheran College, performs You are the God from their CD Led By The Light - www.revelationwlc.com 

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Episode 011 – Mar 19 2008

This week Martin and Sallie discuss the topic of Internet safety and finish up their interview with Christian counselor Paul Mavrogeorge on battling Internet pornography.

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The discussion:

  • Internet safety - Proper use of the Internet is an area which we need to be proactive in training children so that they recognize and avoid potentially harmful situations.  Martin and Sallie share excellent resources which parents and teachers can use to learn about the dangers and educate children on safety measures they should adopt.

The interview:

  • Paul MavrogeorgeBattling Internet Pornography - Martin and Sallie are joined once again by Christian counselor Paul Mavrogeorge as he offers some practical tips for recognizing and fighting an addiction to Internet pornography

The tidbits:

  • This week’s picks
  • WELS.net feature
  • Of interest
    • Online registration now available for The National Conference on Worship, Music & the Arts
  • Community feedback
    • Listener Gail Potratz of Emanuel in New London, WI requests information on creating Flash video for the web

The featured artist:

  • WELS contemporary Christian musician Kevin Loersch singing Amazing Grace from his CD Abide With Me – web.mac.com/kloersch 

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Episode 010 – Mar 12 2008

This week Martin and Sallie discuss the steps for publishing your own ministry podcast and interview Christian counselor Paul Mavrogeorge concerning the “secret” Internet sin of pornography.

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The discussion:

  • Publishing a podcast – Martin and Sallie demystify the world of RSS, enclosure tags and iTunes during today’s discussion on podcasting. Learn why you might consider podcasting and how you can “feed” souls through the use of this technology.

The interview:

  • CoverBattling Internet Pornography – Christian counselor Paul Mavrogeorge joins Martin and Sallie for a frank discussion on the prevalence of Internet pornography and how Christians can battle this “secret” sin.

The tidbits:

The featured artist:

  • WELS singing artist WendySue Fluegge sings Weary from her CD, Everyday Christian – www.wendysue.com

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Episode 009 – Mar 5 2008

This week Martin and Sallie are joined by Pastor Jon Schroeder to discuss the use of multi-media in worship.

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The interview:

  • The National Conference on Worship Music and the ArtsMulti-media in worship - Martin and Sallie are joined by Pastor Jon Schroeder, Faith Lutheran Church, Sharpsburg, GA and presenter at this summer’s National Conference on Worship, Music & the Arts.  Listen as Pastor Schroeder shares his ideas about effective us of multi-media in the worship setting, including the concept that Less is More.

The tidbits:

The featured artist:

  • WELS contemporary praise band Koine sings From All that Dwell Below the Skies from their CD, Koine – www.koinemusic.com

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