The Mission Media University of the Visual Story Network is offering a five-week online course in Story in Ministry for mission practitioners, creatives, and leaders of organisations, ministries and churches.
Media is widely used in every kind of outreach ministry. The Church has decades of history in using a traditional broadcast approach to media – pushing content out to large audiences. This is not effective in our new media world and we need new strategies. It is no longer enough to push out the story you want to tell using traditional media or even social media channels, and hope that you will connect with an audience.
Rudolf Kabutz, Lausanne Catalyst for Media Engagement, talks about how to think about alternative media futures.
Mobile is a tsunami. Learn how to ride the wave! If you go to the largest city or the darkest jungle, the people you meet are likely to have a mobile phone. Most of us have anxiety when separated from our mobile devices. The fear of not having your phone now has an official classification – nomophobia (no mobile phobia). Mobile’s ubiquity and growing capabilities offer an amazing ministry opportunity.
In our age of media, you must be thinking strategically about how to expand your reach. You are taking steps to see His purposes revealed through you. We want to see a movement of women multiplying their mission through media leading to life-change through Jesus. We desire to assist women to integrate more fully in the organizations they are serving. With the …
Christopher Singh talks about how to tell your personal story, particularly through social media.
We’re all are curious about others, so people are interested to hear your story. If what is going on in your life could be helpful to others, Christopher says, we have a responsibility and a duty to share that with others. It can be a big encouragement to them, and prompt them to share their story with others.