117 – Ignore That Podcaster Behind The Curtain

This week on the WELSTech podcast hear about the technology involved in producing the weekly show and about the radio and podcast ministry called A Reason For Hope.

The discussion:

Podcast Production – Martin and Sallie share a behind the scenes look at the hardware, software and technology magic that goes into the weekly creation of the WELSTech podcast.

  • Check out the WELSTech Wiki for specs and photos of all of the components of the WELSTech Podcast

The interview:

A Reason For Hope

(15:20) Broadcasting the Good News – Pastor Don Patterson and Bill Eslinger join Martin and Sallie to share the story behind A Reason For Hope, the radio and podcast ministry sponsored by Holy Word in Austin, TX.  (Part 1)

Ministry resources:

(28:30) MemorizeNow.com

News in tech:

(30:15) Apple iPad

Picks of the week:

Of interest:

(38:03) Registration continues for upcoming FinalWeb for Dummies web site training classes. Martin and Sallie are presenting three days of face to face training focusing on developing, designing and maintaining your website with excellence.

  • Milwaukee, WI and New Ulm, MN – March 9-11, 2010
  • Saginaw, MI – April 6-8, 2010
  • Attend any combination of days – one, two or three day registrations welcome
  • $49 per day or $129 for all three days
  • Details and registration at bit.ly/fw4dummies

Community feedback:

  • (39:13) John Shoosmith from Redeemer in Yakima, WA shares their success and lessons learned from live video and chat coverage of Adult Bible Class.
  • #WELSTech tweets from teachers Jason Schmidt from Gethsemane in Omaha, NE and Gail Potratz from Emanuel in New London, WI included
    • A WebQuest directory by grade level and content area
    • Prezi provides educational templates on their free educator accounts
  • Pastor Tom Barthel from Christ in Baxter, MN likes the Christian Worship lectionary for Google calendar
  • Pastor David Ernest from Gloria Dei in Tinley Park, IL alterted us to a missing podcast – Episode 091 – BWTG: Online Forms is no longer posted in the show notes archive.  We got it restored!

Coming up on WELSTech:

(45:47) Episode 118 – We conclude our interview with the folks from A Reason For Hope and also discuss the ins and outs of a good church logo. (Release date 02/10/10)

The featured artist:

(46:34) We close the podcast with the music of WELS band Corban Creek – Another Time from their “Could It Be Me” CD

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  1. […] (15:30) Podcasting the Good News – We conclude our interview with Pastor Don Patterson from Holy Word in Austin, TX and Bill Eslinger about “A Reason For Hope” radio and podcast ministry.  Part one of the interview can be heard on Episode 117. […]

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