Episode 033 – Aug 20 2008

This week on WELSTech Martin and Sallie discuss take-aways from a conference on church media and Martin talks with Matt Frazier about a new church communication tool.

The discussion:

  • Church Media 101 – Martin recently attended the ECHO: Church Media Conference in Dallas, TX and found a WELSTech listener’s dream suite of topics and tools for ministry in a digital age. Listen as he and Sallie discuss some of his impressions on the conference and a few of the ministry-centric applications he discovered.
    • Host audio and video sermons online – www.sermonplayer.com
    • Church Copyright Administration – www.churchca.com
    • Automated telephone message – www.phonevite.com
    • Read Martin’s blog posts from the conference – www.wels.net/imprint/technology

The interview:

  • Matt FrazierChurch Communications Web 3.0 Style (19:30) – Joining Martin is Matt Frazier, CEO of Pursuant, to discuss web-based communications for congregations using a brand new Web 3.0 tool, Unifyer.

The tidbits:

  • Picks of the week (46:53)
  • WELS.net feature (53:22)
    • WELS Imprint blog – www.wels.net/imprint
  • Of interest (56:00)
    • WELS Event Calendar – www.wels.net/jump/calendar
      • Church Librarians Organization Fall Conference – September 13 – Star of Bethlehem in New Berlin, WI
      • Friends of Seminary Day – October 4 – Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary
      • Schedule of fall district pastor conferences
  • Community feedback (56:49)

The featured artist:

  • We close with music of WELS pianist, Dawn Gehlhar – Nearer My God To Thee from her Inspirations CD (59:54)

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1 reply
  1. Allan Bunt
    Allan Bunt says:

    Yeah! Communication is tough with older congregation. Im having a rough time with ours but, some are coming around. I’m very interested in learning more ways to “Get the word out”

    Great podcast! I will listen more



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