This year’s Premier Digital Conference features an introduction from Rachel Jordan-Woolf, National Mission and Evangelism Adviser at the Church of England. The main talks are: Good News vs Fake News – Calvin Samuel, Principal, London School of Theology. Speaking Truth to Power: how is digital transforming the way ordinary people can change the country? (speaker to be announced). Breaking the Bubble: is […]
Digital mission and ministry
Social networking, blogs and websites have opened up new opportunities for mission, evangelism and ministry. This section looks at how churches and Christian organisations are beginning to explore how these new digital capabilities can best be used to engage your community both young and old.
Organisations and links
See our list of organisations and resources related to using digital technologies for mission and ministry.
If you are interested in how digital technologies can be used for ministry, mission and evangelism, the Premier Digital Conference 2016 has over 30 sessions under the theme of Reach – reaching out with the good news, reaching in to connect to the Church and reaching up to God by enhancing individual spirituality. The conference […]
If you are engaged in Christian ministry and would like training in digital culture, communications and media, St John’s College at Durham University is running its seventh MediaLit course from 13-17 June 2016. This year, Kate Bottley, the vicar seen on TV’s Gogglebox, will be among the speakers discussing her ministry in and through the […]
Here we provide a list organisations and resources for those interested in using digital technologies for mission and ministry. Although some resources are provided by mainstream churches, such as the Church of England, useful initiatives are also being undertaken by universities, Christian organisations, loosely connected groups and even individuals. UK and Ireland Billy Graham Evangelistic […]
If you want to make an impact online, this conference aims to inspire you by discussing and demonstrating how digital technologies can be used in a Christian context. As well as the main conference sessions, six breakout streams cover ‘thinkers’, ‘beginners’, ‘growers’, ‘techies’, ‘communicators’ and ‘makers’. Beginner sessions include creating a website, blog or social […]
The Church of England is to broadcast Church services across the world using mobile technology. Called ChurchLive, each week a different church will broadcast a live service via Twitter’s Periscope app. The first service will be on Sunday 11th October featuring Canon Andrew White, the ‘Vicar of Baghdad’, from The Point, a Fresh Expressions church […]
The Christian Enquiry Agency has revamped its website, www.christianity.org.uk, aimed at people looking for answers to questions about Christianity. Every month, thousands of people look to the website for answers to questions ranging from ‘What do Christians believe about homosexuality?’ to ‘Can I have my baby Christened?’ British adults are more likely to be internet-literate […]
The annual Internet Evangelism Day aims to encourage individual Christians, churches, and ministries to use the potential of digital media to share the good news of Jesus, in an intentional but appropriate way. Suggested dates are the second or third Sunday each May, during that month or any time that suits. The Internet Evangelism Day […]
In July 2011, Bob Fyffe, General Secretary of CTBI, interviewed the Rt Revd Christopher Hill, former Bishop of Guildford. Topics discussed included: Is online community a real community? Digital engagement as a lifeline to Church Can the power of God touch people online? What contribution can the Church make to morals and ethics online? Can […]
In May 2011, Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI) held a conference for senior representatives of the British and Irish churches, allowing them to reflect on mission and ministry in the digital age. You can view videos from the conference looking at: Faith communities’ engagement New developments in Christian outreach Churches Together Connect – its […]