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720 – Modern Messaging

On this episode of WELSTech, we learn about the tech side of mission outreach via Academia Cristo and TELL Network, including the messaging tool which has had a huge impact on that work. We also share details on a boatload of WELS summer events and classes, plus picks of the week that will have you drawing org charts and getting organized!

The discussion & interview

Mission conversations – Martin and Sallie are joined by Jon Gross, Field Producer for Multi-Language Productions (MLP) Latin America’s Academia Cristo, and Grace Ungemach, Marketing Operations Manager for TELL Network. Jon and Grace share information and blessings about the mission work they support, as well as how Respond.io has positively impacted their broad efforts.

Ministry resources

Summer events

Picks of the week

Community feedback & events

Next time

We’ll talk AI in the Classroom with Jason & Rachel on the next WELSTech!

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184 – Apple Day

This week the WELSTech Podcast round table welcomes Apple “Geniuses” Bob Martens and Aaron Spriggs.

The discussion:

A bite of the Apple – Bob Martens and Aaron Spriggs, true Apple fan-boys, cozy up to the podcast microphone to chat with Martin and Sallie about the variety of products available from Apple and the many uses Apple products have in schools and churches.

Apple fans

Picks of the week (Apple-style):

News in tech:

(39:35) Google announces Chromebook

Community feedback:

  • (43:35) Pastor Phil Huebner from Christ the King in Palm Coast, FL gave us a tech update.  In just their 4th year of existence, Christ the King is an all Mac campus (anticipating 200 students next year) using Snap Grades for online grade management, posting sermon archives on Vimeo and considering adding live streaming of their services soon.
  • Join the WELSTech-er efforts to promote the hashtag “callday” on Twitter this week as WELS live streams graduation events from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary.

Coming up on WELSTech:

(48:28) Episode 185 – Gail Potratz, our classroom technology diva, joins Martin and Sallie, and we talk about our summer plans for professional development and geeky fun. (Release date – 05/25/11)

The featured artist:

(49:01) We close the podcast with the music of Stephen Bautista (www.stephenbautistamusic.com or stephenbautista on Twitter) – Suddenly from his CD titled “Abandon”

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