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567 – Worship Media

This week on WELSTech we’re happy to welcome members of Koiné to the conversation as we learn about their new worship media offering, and there’s news from Apple, space saving Gmail tricks, and online Bible study news as well.

The interview and discussion:

Equipping the church – Brian Davidson, Benj Lawrenz, and Jason Jaspersen from Koiné recently chatted with Martin and Sallie about their new endeavor – Koiné Worship Media.

Following the interview, Martin and Sallie share more WELSTech goodness related to all the components of successful worship media – content, hardware/software, and, most important, people!

News in tech:

New Apple iPhone and Watch products

WELS now:

Interactive Faith Online Bible Study

  • To the Ends of the Earth: Beginning in Your Backyard – Led by Pastor Eric Roecker
  • November 7, 14 & 28 – 6 & 8 pm Central

Picks of the week:

Ministry resource:

Troubleshooting Your Church Sound System

Community feedback:

Featured videos and more:

Learn more about the work of WELS Evangelism in this Together Video Update interview of Pastor Eric Roecker.

Coming up on WELSTech:

Episode 568 – We welcome MLC Prof. Rachel Feld back to the guest host seat and kick off an EdTech book discussion of Faithfully Connected. Grab a copy, and read along! Release date: Wednesday, September 26.

Get involved:

Footsteps To The Cross Illuminated – Koine

Most of us have walked the 40 days of Lent many times over the years. The symbols, songs and traditions of this seasonal observance remind us of the grace and sacrifice of Jesus, our savior. The repetition is a welcome reminder, but like all repetition and traditions, we might, at times, run the risk of becoming numb to the message because it is so familiar.

One way to renew our love for Lent and it’s timeless message is through the unique presentations of the message. I was lucky enough to experience one of those “presentations” a few years ago by Koine, a Lutheran worship band formed in 2003. Their “Footsteps To The Cross Illuminated” concert is not your typical set-based performance. Rather it is a mixture of song, video, animation, and the word sewn together to bring an emotive, if not inspiring look at Jesus’ journey made on our behalf.

Koine is offering this “musical journey from the Mount of Transfiguration to Mount Calvary” this Lenten season. If you live in the southeastern Wisconsin area there are many opportunities to experience the “illumination.” If you can’t attend in person, they have their 2014 presentation available on YouTube.

So if you think a Lenten reboot might be in order, check out Koine’s Footsteps To the Cross Illuminated!

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