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566 – Digital Bullet Journal

The WELSTech conversation returns to bullet journaling with a discussion of digital methods. There’s lots of news in technology to digest plus some exceptional Microsoft templates for teachers.

The discussion:

Non-bullet bullet journal – Last week Sallie kicked off our “show and tell” on bullet journals with a look inside her paper journal. This week Martin shares his experience with digital bullet journaling on his iPad using OneNote.

News in tech:

WELS now:

WELS Education, Technology, and Leadership Summit 2019

  • June 25-27, 2019
  • Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells, WI

Picks of the week:

Ministry resource:

Martin walks you through his techniques for Bullet Journaling with OneNote

Community feedback:

The Best Microsoft Templates for Teachers

Featured videos and more:

Learn more about what OneNote can do for you in 2018’s full review of OneNote from the Paperless Student

Coming up on WELSTech:

Episode 567 – Worship media is the topic of the day and members of Koine will join the conversation to discuss their new worship media resources. Release date: Wednesday, September 19.

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565 – Donuts for All

This week on WELSTech we talk about personal task management systems (#bujo), upcoming conferences, campus ministry, and DONUTS!!

The discussion:

Getting creative with Bullet Journaling – Sallie kicks off a two-week discussion of bullet journaling with a focus on paper journals and the many creative flavors users have adopted.

News in tech:

Twitter Personalized “Unfollow” Suggestions

WELS now:

WELS National Multi-Site Conference – Registration Deadline is October 10

Picks of the week:

Ministry resource:

WELS Campus Ministry

Community feedback:

Featured videos and more:

Get a feel for creative bullet journaling by searching #bujo on Instagram or watching videos by AmandaRachLee, one of many popular YouTubers covering the topic. PLAN WITH ME | September 2018 Bullet Journal Setup

50 Bullet Journal Doodle Ideas

Coming up on WELSTech:

Episode 566 – Martin’s digital bullet journal is in the spotlight as the #bujo discussion continues. Release date: Wednesday, September 12.

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530 – 10 Years of WELSTech

2018 begins with another celebration – 10 years of WELSTech! We look back at episode one and ahead to a new year of exciting new tech and ministry ideas. Sallie has a “magic” cube that you have to see to believe, and Martin has his sights set on better mobile applications for our WELS audience.

The discussion:

New in 2018 – Martin and Sallie celebrate 10 years of WELSTech podcasting and talk about the year ahead. From bullet journals to grand kids to full-time RVing, the year promises to be an exciting one on the personal level.

And of course, there’s lots of exciting new technology to look forward to this year as well. Sallie shares her experience with the Merge Cube, while Martin explains PWAs (installable web sites). And the biggest news is a brand new tech skills clearing house called WELSTech Skills (skills.welstech.net). Add a listing to showcase your tech skill set and search the listings to find skilled workers.

News in tech:

The Verge 2017 tech report cards

WELS now:

Interactive Faith online Bible Study – Isaiah: God confronts and comforts his people – Missionary Daniel Habben from St. John, Antigua leads the study on Wednesday’s beginning January 10 through February 7 at 6 pm and 8 pm CST.

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Ministry resources:

All-Hashtag

Community feedback:

Featured video:

Learn about the latest mission developments in Latin America in the December 2017 Update, a new addition on the WELSTech Vimeo Like’s list.

 Coming up on WELSTech:

Episode 531 – Tune in for the start of our January WELSTech focus – Sharpen Your Skills. Release date: Wednesday, January 10.

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529 – 500 in 2017

WELSTech closes out 2017 with a look back at some of the best of this year of 500s! From ministry resources to synod convention to paper and online planning, with two very special celebration 500 celebrations, it’s been a great year for ministry and technology.

The discussion:

The best – Relive the highlights of 2017 as Martin and Sallie look back at the things we’ve learned this year!

Favorite 500 events

Favorite ministry resources

Favorite interviews

Picks of the year

Featured video:

We close out the year with Google – Year In Search 2017.

 Coming up on WELSTech:

Episode 530 – Join us for a celebration of WELSTech’s 10th anniversary. Release date: Wednesday, January 3.

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493 – Feedback and Infographics

Lots of listener feedback and some sweet infographics headline WELSTech this week! We even talk about a cool tool to create your own infographics, the rumored Microsoft “Cloudbook,” countless ways to grow in grace, a bit of Office magic, and some Ministry Resource goodness by way of Google Slides.

The discussion:

Pen, paper and microwave – Martin and Sallie dive into the WELSTech virtual mailbag and share some amazing technology for ministry and a few stunning infographics.

News in tech:

The Microsoft ‘CloudBook’ could be Chromebook’s worst nightmare

Countdown to episode 500:

Revisit year 3 (2010) of WELSTech (episodes 113 to 164), the year of the church Facebook page!

WELS now:

Opportunities for Summer study

Picks of the week:

Ministry resources:

Desktop Publishing in the Cloud

Featured video:

New on the WELSTech Music playlist is Hallelujah featuring Dawn Michelle Williams.

Coming up on WELSTech:

Episode 494 – Teacher Rachel Feld chimes in on the topic of the changing role of teachers. Release date: Wednesday, April 26.

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491 – Bullet Journals

You won’t want to miss this week’s WELTech discussion of an analog system (a.k.a., Martin’s favorite medium – paper!) for managing tasks and lots more. We turn back time to look at the first year of WELSTech podcasting, and we feature news from LastPass, Holy Week devotions from MLC, great content on WhatAboutJesus.com and a special Easter video featuring the art of Jason Jaspersen.

The interview and discussion:

BuJo for the analog win – Pastor Stephen Daley from St. Paul in South Haven, MI shares his bullet journaling experience with Martin and Sallie. Billed as the analog system for the digital age, Pastor Daley encourages those interested to try it for a month, and he says the key to success is regular review.

Countdown to episode 500:

On June 6, 2017, we plan to broadcast our 500th WELSTech episode. Look back at year 1, 2008, and episodes 1 to 52.

News in tech:

WELS now:

Picks of the week:

Ministry resources:

Top Reasons To Visit WhatAboutJesus.com

Featured video:

The newest addition on the WELSTech Artists YouTube playlist is The Good News of Christ from Motion Worship with artwork by Jason Jaspersen.

Coming up on WELSTech:

Episode 492 – The Social Media in Ministry series continues with tips on engaging online ambassadors.  Release date: Wednesday, April 12.

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