095 – Tech Tabletalk with Young Pastors

This week the WELSTech Podcast features a special roundtable discussion with three pastors from the Seminary Class of 2007.

The discussion:

Ministry and technology reflections – A recent WELSTech poll of the Seminary Class of 2007 focused on technology usage and revealed some interesting results.  Martin and Sallie are joined by three pastors from that class who have recently completed their second year of ministry and were willing to share their experience with technology thus far.

Koschnitzke Casmer Huebner

Ministry resources:

(34:29) Video Tutorials for Logos Bible Software

Picks of the week:

Community feedback:

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  • (59:35) WELSTech & YOU! Our 100th WELSTech episode is fast approaching and we need your help to make it special.  Tell us how WELSTech has impacted your public ministry or personal life, and we’ll enter you into a drawing for a WELSTech 1.0L Sigg Water Bottle (retail value $27.49).
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The featured artist:

(1:03:38) This week we close with the music of WELS artist, Mike Westendorf (www.mikewestendorf.com) – Look Out from his CD titled ”Climb The Mountain”

Get involved:

3 replies
  1. Jimmy Holub
    Jimmy Holub says:

    I see a growing use of live reinforcement technology – not just recording/archiving/streaming. This includes:

    1. LIVE SOUND REINFORCEMENT (aka audio) which includes the main PA, plus foldback/stage monitors/IEMs
    2. LIVE VIDEO REINFORCEMENT – including presentations/lyrics, video clips & IMAG – Image Magnification – using a video camera to show the pastor on the big screen so everyone can see him better in a larger venue
    3. THEATRICAL LIGHTING (stage, house, backstage, etc.)
    4. CONTROL SYSTEMS (window blinds, etc.)
    5. CCTV & Distributed Audio systems throughout the venue

    At CrossWalk we typically have 8 musicians in our band on any given Sunday. We use IEMs (In-Ear Monitors) for 6 of them and floor monitors for the rest. Other than an electronic drum kit, we basically have your typical small-size concert venue setup – anywhere from 200 to 600 people at our events. At this level, professional equipment and trained technicians are indispensible. We are blessed with some great event technicians.

  2. Dave Savatski
    Dave Savatski says:

    Had another comment about free storage space – dropbox is cross platform and free. Seems to work well. Box.net is great too.


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