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059 – Tough Times…No Problem

This week on WELSTech the conversation focuses on tech tips for effective ministry in a challenging economy and Martin and Sallie talk with Pastor Daron Lindemann about the new Message from the Master web site.

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The discussion:

  • Technology in Tough Economic Times - Martin and Sallie share a host of ideas for wise use of technology in the church and school setting to save money. From reducing paper printing and distribution costs to prolonging the life of hardware, there are many ways to carry out effective ministry in times of economic challenge.

The interview:

  • Pastor Daron LindemannMessage from the Master (20:14) - Martin and Sallie talk with Pastor Daron Lindemann from Grace in Milwaukee, WI about his work on the Message from the Master project and their brand new web site.

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 (57:06)

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Episode 031 – Aug 6 2008

This week Martin and Sallie share some pros and cons of using open source software and talk with Pastor Steve Daley about how he uses Linux and other open source software to carry out his pastoral duties.

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The discussion:

  • What is Open Source? - WELSTech listeners have no doubt heard us share open source software suggestions in past podcast episodes.  Today Martin and Sallie define exactly what is “open source” and look at the pros and cons of using open source solutions.

The interview:

  • Pastor Stephen DaleyLinux in the church office (23:47) - Pastor Steve Daley from Petra in Sauk Rapids, MN has used the Linux operating system and a variety of Linux-based open source applications to carry out many of his pastoral responsibilities for the past four years.  Listen as Pastor Daley talks with Martin and Sallie about what prompted him to get started with Linux and how you too can make use of these tools to carry out your ministry.
  • Evolution e-mail
  • The Sword Project – Open source Bible software
  • Run Windows software on Linux 
  • Virtualization
  • Distrowatch.com

The tidbits:

The featured artist:

  • We close with music of WELS musician, Michael Schroeder (wctc.net/~mas) - The Beatitudes from his CD titled A Witness (55:00)

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Episode 015 – Apr 16 2008

This week Martin and Sallie share information on free Linux-based operating systems and software solutions which may be used in school computer labs.

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The interview:

The tidbits:

The featured artist:

  • This week we close with the music of Michael Schroeder (www.michaelschroeder.com) – John 3:16 from his CD titled A Witness

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