058 – Is There Anybody Out There

This week on WELSTech the discussion topic is distributing ministry-related video via the web and Martin and Sallie share ideas and resources to help you get started.

The discussion:

  • Streaming VideoStreaming Video Ministry – Martin and Sallie discuss ways to expand your outreach using the power of the web and free video streaming sites.  Both live and archived video can be included in your web site and be used to reach a variety of viewers with the gospel.
    • Ustream.tv
      • Watch a sample archived sermon
    • Mogulus.com
      • Martin’s YouTube video mashup – www.mogulus.com/welscto
    • Zaplive.tv
    • Stickam.com
    • Kyte.tv
    • Check out the WELSTech wiki for audio/video equipment ideas

The tidbits:

  • Picks of the week (25:50)
  • Of interest (33:20)
    • WELS International Youth Rally 2009 – www.welsyouthrally.net
      • July 8-11 in Ames, IA
      • It’s time to get organized because online registration starts March 2nd
  • Community feedback (36:23)
    • Steve Brown from Messiah in South Windsor, CT and blogger at Worship Ideas You Can Use enjoyed episode 057 and wrote to share stats on how his self-publishing voice is reaching 98 countries!  Congratulations Steve and keep up the great work!
    • Laurie Esch Taylor from Grace in Yorba Linda, CA wrote to tell us how the idea of closed-captioning sermon videos, which we discussed in episode 055, was especially appealing to her because she has family members who are hearing impaired.
    • Karen Zastrow from Zum Kripplein Christi in Iron Ridge, WI and blogger at Paper Delights had some nice things to say about WELSTech in a recent post.  Thanks Karen!
    • Follow us on twitter.commspriggs and weltechtrainer – and join the twitter conversation by tagging your WELSTech related twitter posts with “#welstech”
  • Coming up on WELSTech (41:40)
    • Episode 059 – We’ll discuss ways technology can assist ministry efforts in these tough economic times, and we talk with Pastor Daron Lindemann about the “Message from the Master” radio show and web site.

The featured artist:

  • We close with music of WELS artist, Michael Schroeder (www.michaelschroeder.com) – Forgiveness is Grace from his CD titled The Way (42:22)

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