Youth ministry is a process not only sharing Jesus with teenagers, but knowing how best to communicate with them, learning how to support parents as they raise their children, and different tips to help support children and keep them safe. Youth workers need to keep up-to-date with how teenagers are using their phones and promote healthy usage when they have a chance to speak into their lives. We want to help you with these teen mobile phone stats.
Archives for December 2013
Forget about the latest and greatest printer — is there such a thing anymore? — I want to get my hands on this miniature printing press.
Designed by Letterproeftuin, this Netherlands traveling open source design studio created it for the International Poster and Graphic Design Festival Chaumont. This way, they could create letter-print on location.
Take a look:
I want this sign.
Marketing for ministries and churches has changed. 50 years ago, a church could print out flyers, take out an advertisement in the local newspaper, and challenge the congregation to evangelize and invite their friends and family into church. People would preach on street corners and go out to the homeless shelters as they bring donated goods ad invite friends to their service. 2013, all of that has changed.
We have some stats on the current process of marketing, where it came from, and where it is heading. A great resource for churches who want to take the next step.
The promotional above was for an initiative by Code.org that wants to see programming become a featured job for America. The video includes celebrities like Nas, Dwight Howard, Ashton Kutcher as well as U.S. political leaders such as President Obama and Eric Cantor, Republican House Majority Leader. The hope is that instead of staying ignorant to how software is made, that you give it a go for one hour.
How cool would that be if churches decided to jump on board too?
So it is officially after Christmas and you probably received at least a couple of gift cards. If the people in your life know that you are a techie, then you probably received something for Amazon, Google Play, or iTunes. Beyond the necessaries like a tablet cover, music, eBooks, and movies, we have some mobile apps that you might want to consider buying for yourself or your ministry that are all under $5.