The many messages around the coronavirus easily confuse us. How do we engage well with media amidst this crisis? As Christians we have a purpose for interacting with people, especially using the media. We engage with media first to listen carefully to the meaning of the messages. Then we think about how the message relates to us. What we learn from the media can shape how we live. Finally, we can speak into the media with a message of value to people. Then we can communicate well to help each other through the coronavirus crisis.
Rudolf Kabutz, Lausanne Catalyst for Media Engagement, talks about how to think about alternative media futures.
Rudolf Kabutz of TWR and Lausanne Media Engagement Network talks about the need for Christians using media to think strategically about the future.
n this video recorded at the Lausanne Younger Leaders Gathering in Jakarta, Indonesia, in August 2016, Paul Borthwick talks about the strategic value of media for connecting people.
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.