128 – Backups, iPads and other fun

Listen to this week’s WELSTech Podcast for Backup 101 with WELS security guru Rob Benson.

The interview:

Rob BensonBack it up – Rob Benson, WELS Network Security Administrator and techie extraordinaire, joins Martin and Sallie to weigh in on the why, what, when, where and how of backup.

Ministry resources:

(23:40) Creating a Facebook Page for Your Ministry from Church Crunch

News in tech:

(27:15) More iPad reviews – Perry Lund and Rob Benson give us their first-person feedback

Picks of the week:

Community feedback:

  • (48:15) Pastor Jeremiah Gumm from Cross of Christ in Liverpool, NY shared a link to the Church Beauty web site, a great place to look for ideas for your own church web site.
  • Becky Berry from Emanuel in Lansing, MI is looking for resources on church web site policies.  Check out the WELSTech Wiki > Technology Planning page.  Listeners are invited to share their tech policy resources on the wiki as well.
  • Perry Lund from Grace in Oskaloosa, IA and Pastor Tony Pittenger from Bethany in Port Orange, WA tweeted about a new Book of Concord iTunes app.
  • Pastor Pittenger also shared his chapel talk YouTube video series.
  • Teacher Maren McPeak tweeted a link to the WELSTech Wiki page she added for the Epson Brightlink 450Wi projector.
  • Follow WELS tweets at twitter.com/welstweets/welsContact WELSTech to be added to the list.
  • Nicki Parsons from Living Word in Montrose, CO is trying out Talk and Listen for live worship translation into Spanish.
  • Check out the news from the Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch which featured an article about the WELS Mexico mission team worshipping via the live video stream from St. John’s, Sleepy Eye, MN.  This was written in response to a blog post about the experience by Rachel Hartman, wife of Missionary Mike Hartman.

Coming up on WELSTech:

(58:22) Episode 129 – Gail Potratz, our semi-regular classroom technology correspondent, joins the conversation as we discuss summer enrichment opportunities. (Release date 04/28/10)

The featured artist:

(59:04) We close the podcast with the music of Corban Creek – Empty Grave from their CD titled “Could It Be Me”

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