Category: Digital Ministry

“The First Rule Is To Read It Slowly”

Liam Miller is the Uniting Church Chaplain at Macquarie University. He hosts Love, Rinse, Repeat, a podcast where he interviews authors, theologians, and activists,...

Prayer Warriors or Keyboard Warriors?

Social media offers a lot. The chance for people to exchange articles and ideas, as well as the opportunity to (re)connect with people from nearly all over the globe....

Cyberbullies and trolls face more jail-time under new NSW laws

The New South Wales government will introduce strengthened Commonwealth laws against cyberbullying and online trolling this month. Once the laws are introduced,...

Building online communities

Synod Communications and Marketing are building an online community for Congregations and Presbyteries by assisting Churches in identifying how their missional goals are...

When a tweet can get you fired

Everything you do online is there forever. Please say it louder from the back! In the past couple of weeks there have been cases both abroad and at home of employees...

Time to take digital wellness seriously

It seems no matter how many Black Mirror episodes we watch, or our heightened paranoia of how reliant we are on technology and its potential effect on us— we still...

‘Gaming Disorder’: What You Need To Know

The World Health Organisation (WHO) handed down its latest iteration of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD), which describes addiction to videogames as...

Prayer: There’s an app for that

These days if you have smartphone you use it for so much more than making phone calls. An important way that your smartphone can actually assist you in your spiritual...

Creating a safe online community

Whatever you do online is public, recorded and accountable. Just take a look at the recent Cambridge-Analytica debacle. For the time being, almost all of us seem to be...

Top podcasts to revive your faith

Your spiritual journey like any relationship can become sluggish and sometimes choosing God every day and following Jesus is no easy task. Among joining connect groups,...