216 – A Stocking Full of Picks

The year-end WELSTech Podcast tradition continues with a review of the 2011 Picks of the Week.

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Images courtesy of Leo Reynolds via Flickr

Wrapping up 2011 – Another year of podcasting is completed as Martin and Sallie review the best and not so useful 2011 Picks of the Week.

Coming up on WELSTech:

(40:47) Episode 217 – Martin and Sallie start 2012 with the WELSTech 4-year anniversary celebration and a web browser discussion. (Release date – 01/04/12)

The featured artist:

(42:05) We close the podcast with the music of instrumentalist Joey Schumann (JoeySchumann.com | Joey on Facebook) - Joy to the World from his CD titled “Light That Shines in Dark”

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215 – Christmas Tech Chat

It’s Christmas week on the WELSTech Podcast, and we talk with Missionary Nate Wagenknecht and his wife Julie.

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The interview:

(3:51) LATTE-flavored technology – Martin and Sallie are joined by Missionary Nate Wagenknecht and his wife Julie from Leon, Mexico for a special Christmas week interview about their use of technology for seminary training and communication.

  • LATTE - Latin American Traveling Theological Educators
  • The Wagenknechts - Family Life & Ministry on a Mission Field

Coming up on WELSTech:

(28:16) Episode 216 – Wrapping up another year of podcasting, Martin and Sallie revisit their best and worst picks of 2011. (Release date – 12/28/11)

The featured artist:

(29:40) We close the podcast with the music and video of Koine’s (www.koinemusic.com | Facebook) O Little Town of Bethlehem from their CD titled “Anno Domini”

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214 – Hyperconnected for Jesus

This week on the WELSTech Podcast the discussion topic is the effect of a multitude of Facebook connections on us as individuals.

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The discussion:

A message for your audience – Martin and Sallie return to their discussion of The Church of Facebook, this month reviewing Chapter 3, Dispensation.

Picks of the week:

WELS.net feature:

(18:12) Streams Seasonal Radio

Community feedback:

Coming up on WELSTech:

(41:53) Episode 215 – Join Martin and Sallie for a special Christmas week interview with Missionary Nathan Wagenknecht and his wife Julie. (Release date – 12/21/11)

The featured artist:

(42:59) We close the podcast with the music of  instrumentalist Joey Schumann (JoeySchumann.com | Joey on Facebook) - O Come, O Come Emmanuel from his CD titled “Light That Shines in Dark”

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213 – The Blogging Bandwagon

This week’s WELSTech Podcast discussion is on lessons learned from blogging, and Jason Jaspersen joins the conversation to share info on his liturgical art web site, TheCLAPR.

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The discussion:

Reflections on a year of blogging – Martin, Sallie and Adam Goede, author of The Daily Bible Challenge blog, share their thoughts on the blessings and challenges of regular blogging as well as lessons learned along the way.

The interview:

Behold the Lamb of God by Jonathan Mayer

Behold the Lamb of God by Jonathan Mayer

(16:08) Visually representing worship – Artist and teacher Jason Jaspersen from Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School joins Martin and Sallie to talk about TheCLAPR, The Confessional Lutheran Art Patronage Reference.  Jason shares the origin of the site and more about its goals of connecting artists with congregations and leaving a legacy of artwork that speaks to our strong Lutheran confessional stance.

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Picks of the week:

WELS.net feature:

(41:14) Streams Seasonal Radio

Of interest:

(41:38) Mark your calendar for the Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary streaming Christmas concert - December 11 @ 3:00 p.m. Central

Community feedback:

Coming up on WELSTech:

(51:30) Episode 214 – Martin and Sallie continue their discussion of The Church of Facebook by Jesse Rice, delving into Chapter 3, Dispensation. (Release date – 12/14/11)

The featured artist:

(52:01) We close the podcast with the music of Michael Schroeder (www.michaelschroeder.com and on Facebook) – O Come Emmanuel from his CD titled “The Reason for the Season”

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