130 – More iPad Ammunition

This week on the WELSTech Podcast we look at the next chapters in the ongoing book discussion and share iPad-in-Ministry resources.

The discussion:

CommunityToday’s communities and leadership – Martin and Sallie return to Shane Hipps’ book, The Hidden Power of Electronic Culture, to discuss chapters 6 and 7 which focus on the effects of our digital age on the formation of communities, on leadership styles and ultimately on the church.

Ministry resources:

(22:05) iPad Bible App from Logos

News in tech:

(23:14) Microsoft Docs for Facebook

Picks of the week:

  • (25:53) Google Apps – Free for non-profits and education
    • Why Schools Are Turning to Google Apps from Mashable
  • Windows Sky Drive  – 25 GB of free online storage

Of interest:

  • (33:07) WELSTech is going on a virtual summer Road Trip, and we want to visit your church or school to learn about the tech-in-ministry solutions you are using to further your gospel ministry! Contact Us to schedule your stop on our travel itinerary.
  • FinalWeb Training in Milwaukee, WI and New Ulm, MN

Community feedback:

  • (36:53) Jason Schmidt (jasonschmidt123 on Twitter), a teacher from Gethsemane in Omaha, NE tweeted links to …
  • Missionary Mike Hartman from Leon, Mexico shared his experience with the Carbonite cloud-based backup solution
  • David Schumann from Peace in Janesville, WI wrote in with his ideas for a WELS Virtual Academy

Coming up on WELSTech:

(44:20) Episode 131 – We’re talking web design with Perry Lund, webmaster for Grace in Oskaloosa, IA (grace-wels.org, a Joolma site). (Release date 05/12/10)

The featured artist:

(45:30) We close the podcast with the music of Cross To Glory (www.crosstoglory.com) – One Name from their CD titled “Life’s Song”

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