Episode 010 – Mar 12 2008

This week Martin and Sallie discuss the steps for publishing your own ministry podcast and interview Christian counselor Paul Mavrogeorge concerning the “secret” Internet sin of pornography.

The discussion:

  • Publishing a podcast – Martin and Sallie demystify the world of RSS, enclosure tags and iTunes during today’s discussion on podcasting. Learn why you might consider podcasting and how you can “feed” souls through the use of this technology.

The interview:

  • CoverBattling Internet Pornography – Christian counselor Paul Mavrogeorge joins Martin and Sallie for a frank discussion on the prevalence of Internet pornography and how Christians can battle this “secret” sin.

The tidbits:

The featured artist:

  • WELS singing artist WendySue Fluegge sings Weary from her CD, Everyday Christian – www.wendysue.com

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Episode 009 – Mar 5 2008

This week Martin and Sallie are joined by Pastor Jon Schroeder to discuss the use of multi-media in worship.

The interview:

  • The National Conference on Worship Music and the ArtsMulti-media in worship – Martin and Sallie are joined by Pastor Jon Schroeder, Faith Lutheran Church, Sharpsburg, GA and presenter at this summer’s National Conference on Worship, Music & the Arts.  Listen as Pastor Schroeder shares his ideas about effective us of multi-media in the worship setting, including the concept that Less is More.

The tidbits:

The featured artist:

  • WELS contemporary praise band Koine sings From All that Dwell Below the Skies from their CD, Koine – www.koinemusic.com

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Episode 008 – Feb 27 2008

This week Martin and Sallie are joined by ShopWELS administrator Mark Robinson and discuss cost saving ideas in the area of telecommunications.

The discussion:

The interview:

  • Mark RobinsonTelecommunication – Mark Robinson, WELS member and administrator of the ShopWELS program, joins Martin and Sallie to discuss cost saving ideas for congregations and schools in the area of telecommunications, both telephone and Internet.

The tidbits:

The featured artist:

  • WELS pianist Dawn Gehlhar plays Christ Be My Leader from her CD Inspirations

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Episode 007 – Feb 20 2008

This week Martin and Sallie continue their discussion on the efficient church office and also talk with Pastor Aaron Frey about Logos Bible software.

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The featured artist:

  • WELS contemporary Christian musician Michael Schroeder singing The One from his CD Fuel For The Soul – www.michaelschroeder.com

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Episode 006 – Feb 13 2008

This week Martin and Sallie share tips on how technology can make your church and school office more efficient. Martin also challenges WELSTech listeners to be the first to leave a voice-mail comment!

The discussion:

  • The efficient church (and school) office – Why is it important to have an efficient church office and what systems in the church office can be improved upon? Listen to part one of a two-part discussion as Martin and Sallie examine communication, collaboration, online calendars, and church management software in the efficient church office.

The interview:

  • Concordia Technology SolutionsShepherd’s Staff – Joining Martin and Sallie is Brad Wheeling, Marketing Manager for Concordia Technology Solutions, designers of Shepherd’s Staff church management software

The tidbits:

The featured artist:

  • WELS contemporary Christian musician Mike Westendorf singing Press On from his CD Climb The Mountain – www.mikewestendorf.com

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Episode 005 – Feb 6 2008

This week Martin and Sallie discuss using technology to assist with ministry to seniors – a growing demographic segment of WELS congregations. They also wrap up the copyright interview with WELS lawyer Harvey Dunn.

The discussion:

The interview:

  • CopyrightCopyright – In the second installment of a two part interview, Harvey Dunn, WELS member and intellectual property attorney, joins Martin and Sallie to discuss public domain and web broadcast issues

The tidbits:

The featured artist:

  • WELS contemporary Christian musician Kevin Loersch in a duet with Cindy Bauder singing My Savior Jesus from his CD Abide With Me – web.mac.com/kloersch

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Episode 004 – Jan 30 2008

This week Martin and Sallie discuss broadcasting worship services on the internet as well as interview WELS lawyer Harvey Dunn who clears the air on copyright issues.

The discussion:

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The featured artist:

  • WELS contemporary Christian musician WendySue Fluegge sings The Instrument from her CD by the same name – www.wendysue.com

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Episode 003 – Jan 23 2008

This week Martin and Sallie sit down with Rob Benson, WELS Network Security Administrator, to discuss how to keep your computer, it’s information and your identity safe.

The interview:

  • Computer Security – Martin and Sallie are joined by Rob Benson, WELS Network Security Administrator, to discuss computer and e-mail security for the church office, school and home

The tidbits:

The featured artist:

  • WELS contemporary praise band Koine sings I Hear the Savior Calling from their second CD, Gesangbuch – www.koinemusic.com

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Episode 002 – Jan 16 2008

This week Martin and Sallie discuss mindmapping and some tools to help users apply this brainstorming concept through technology. They also interview Professor Jim Grunwald of Martin Lutheran College. Jim also serves as the synod’s Director of Distance Education.

The discussion:

The interview:

Dr. Jim Grunwald

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Episode 001 – Jan 9 2008

In this inagural episode of the WELSTech Podcast Martin and Sallie discuss “why a podcast”? They also interview the co-founder of FinalWeb, the synod’s web-hosting partner.

The discussion:

  • Why WELSTech? Martin and Sallie discuss the thinking behind putting on a weekly show about technology and ministry.

The interview:

FinalWeb

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