29 min

Rev. Dr. Joelle Colville-Hanson - "Technology with Humanity" | How We Do Digital Ministry Episode 11 How We Do Digital Ministry

    • Christianity

In the eleventh episode of How We Do Digital Ministry, Rev. Dr. Joelle Colville-Hanson, the ELCA director for Evangelical Mission for the Northeastern Iowa Synod, is one of the “early adopters” of digital ministry and shares with us what digital ministry was like early on, and what it is like now and into the future.

"Now, the time has come to start to have a strategy. And that starts with your mission statement. That starts with knowing your community, knowing, Who are you reaching? Who do you want to reach?" - Rev. Dr. Joelle Colville-Hanson

Listen to the full episode as Rev. Dr. Joelle Colville-Hanson discusses these topics:

(2:21) Early Entry to Digital Ministry
(6:18) Technology accommodating different worship preferences
(9:04) What is the toll on our clergy?
(14:10) Do online services need to look professional?
(15:56) Leadership shortage
(20:45) Advice on moving forward
(22:59) "Theology of the selfie"

Find Joelle Colville-Hanson on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to connect with her.

How We Do Digital Ministry is brought to you by Faith Growth, a small business dedicated to helping churches do digital ministry through coaching, consulting and website development. When you’re ready, sign up for a free consult at www.faithgrowth.com/call

For now, join pastors and church communications from around the world in our How We Do Digital Ministry Facebook group.  Thanks to Presbyterian Media Mission for spreading the word about How We Do Digital Ministry.

In the eleventh episode of How We Do Digital Ministry, Rev. Dr. Joelle Colville-Hanson, the ELCA director for Evangelical Mission for the Northeastern Iowa Synod, is one of the “early adopters” of digital ministry and shares with us what digital ministry was like early on, and what it is like now and into the future.

"Now, the time has come to start to have a strategy. And that starts with your mission statement. That starts with knowing your community, knowing, Who are you reaching? Who do you want to reach?" - Rev. Dr. Joelle Colville-Hanson

Listen to the full episode as Rev. Dr. Joelle Colville-Hanson discusses these topics:

(2:21) Early Entry to Digital Ministry
(6:18) Technology accommodating different worship preferences
(9:04) What is the toll on our clergy?
(14:10) Do online services need to look professional?
(15:56) Leadership shortage
(20:45) Advice on moving forward
(22:59) "Theology of the selfie"

Find Joelle Colville-Hanson on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to connect with her.

How We Do Digital Ministry is brought to you by Faith Growth, a small business dedicated to helping churches do digital ministry through coaching, consulting and website development. When you’re ready, sign up for a free consult at www.faithgrowth.com/call

For now, join pastors and church communications from around the world in our How We Do Digital Ministry Facebook group.  Thanks to Presbyterian Media Mission for spreading the word about How We Do Digital Ministry.

29 min