Monthly Archives: April 2011

181 – April Showers: Teacher Resources

This week the WELSTech Podcast “April Shower” series concludes as Gail Potratz from New London, WI assists with the extensive list of teacher resources.

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April Showers of Teacher Resources

The discussion:

Raining resources for teachers – We had to call in reinforcements in order to share the many teacher resources that are available!  Gail Potratz, teacher and technology coordinator from Emanuel in New London, WI, joins Martin and Sallie to share some of the many teacher (and student) oriented tech tools.

For teachers:

For students:

Picks of the week:

Community feedback:

Coming up on WELSTech:

(51:05) Episode 182 – Join Martin and Sallie as they recap their experience at the 2011 WELS Conference of Staff Ministers being held April 28-30 at Martin Luther College in New Ulm, MN.  (Release date – 05/04/11)

The featured artist:

(51:43) We close the podcast with music from praise band Koine (www.koinemusic.comFacebook) - Behold a Host Arrayed in White from their CD titled “Koine II”

Get involved:

180 – April Showers: Office Worker Resources

This week the WELSTech Podcast “April Shower” rains down all types of resources to make the church and school office run smoothly.

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Our apologies for the audio quality during the last 10 minutes of today’s podcast.  We experienced technical difficulties with the recording.

Office Worker Resources

The discussion:

Raining resources for office workers – For this week’s “April Shower”, Martin and Sallie cover a long list of tools to assist the “nerve center” of the congregation and school, the office.

Ministry resources:

(35:55) Walther’s Law and Gospel is now available for Kindle

News in tech:

Contest winners:

(39:36) Concluding the Glo Bible giveaways on our personal blogs (martinspriggs.com and salliedraper.com), Martin and Sallie use random.org to pick winners.  Listen to find out if you are one of the newest Glo Bible owners.

Picks of the week:

Of interest:

(47:41) FinalWeb Training in New Ulm, MN and Milwaukee, WI

  • FinalWeb for Teachers in New Ulm on June 27 and Milwaukee on August 1 – bit.ly/fw4teachers
  • FinalWeb for Dummies in New Ulm June 28-30 and Milwaukee August 2-4 - bit.ly/fw4dummies

Community feedback:

Coming up on WELSTech:

(50:41) Episode 181 – The “April Showers” conclusion may turn into an April storm as Gail Potratz joins the discussion and we share a [gigantic] compilation list of teacher resources.  (Release date – 04/27/11)

The featured artist:

(51:30) We close the podcast with the music of  Branches Band (www.branchesband.com |Facebook) - Hosanna, Loud Hosanna from their “Sing, My Tongue” CD

Get involved:

179 – April Showers: Bible Teacher Resources

This week on the WELSTech Podcast we share a mega-list of Bible teaching and study resources.

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WELSTech Bible Resources Shower

The discussion:

Raining resources for teaching and studying the Bible – Continuing the “April Showers” series, today Martin and Sallie share a master list of the many electronic Bible teaching and studying aids.

Ministry resources:

Picks of the week:

  • (26:40) Bible+ mobile Bible app by Just1Word
  • BibleGlo for iPad
    • Don’t miss the BibleGlo Premium GIVEAWAYS!  We’re giving away two copies of BibleGlo Premium (each valued at $69.99).  Visit Martin and Sallie’s blogs for details.  Tune in to next Wednesday’s WELSTech Podcast to find out if you’ve won!

Of interest:

(33:00) FinalWeb Training in New Ulm, MN and Milwaukee, WI

  • FinalWeb for Teachers in New Ulm on June 27 and Milwaukee on August 1 – bit.ly/fw4teachers
  • FinalWeb for Dummies in New Ulm June 28-30 and Milwaukee August 2-4 - bit.ly/fw4dummies

Community feedback:

Coming up on WELSTech:

(42:54) Episode 180 – The “April Showers” continue as we rain down all sorts of goodies for church and school office workers.  (Release date – 04/20/11)

The featured artist:

(43:40) We close the podcast with the music of  Revelation, a music ministry of Wisconsin Lutheran College (www.revelationwlc.com) - Roll the Stone Away from their “We Walk By Faith” CD

Get involved:

178 – April Showers: Webmaster Resources

This week on the WELSTech Podcast the “April Showers” series kick-off focuses on all aspects of web site creation.

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WELSTech Webmaster Shower

The discussion:

Raining Resources for your Web Site – Across the 3.5 years of WELSTech archives you will find discussion of a plethora of webmaster tools.  Today Martin and Sallie share all you need to set up and maintain your church or school web site in one (long) list!  Enjoy the rain!!

Ministry resources:

Picks of the week:

Of interest:

(48:22) FinalWeb Training in New Ulm, MN and Milwaukee, WI

  • FinalWeb for Teachers in New Ulm on June 27 and Milwaukee on August 1 – bit.ly/fw4teachers
  • FinalWeb for Dummies in New Ulm June 28-30 and Milwaukee August 2-4 - bit.ly/fw4dummies

Community feedback:

Coming up on WELSTech:

(55:30) Episode 179 – Get ready for an “April Shower” of Bible teaching resources.  (Release date – 04/13/11)

The featured artist:

(56:50) We close the podcast with the music of Dawn Michelle Williams (www.dawnmichellewilliams.comTwitterFacebookMy Space) - Beautiful Savior from her CD titled ”Inspirations”

Get involved: