Tech And Evangelization


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Tech And Evangelization

  1. 1. Using Technology as a Tool in Evangelization
  2. 5. <ul><li>Technology is a tool in evangelization, it is not the Gospel itself! </li></ul>
  3. 6. I am the Door…
  4. 9. If anyone enters through me, he will be saved and will go in and out and find pasture. I am the door .
  5. 11. I am the door .
  6. 12. I am the door .
  7. 13. I am the door.
  8. 14. I am the door.
  9. 15. I am the Door
  10. 16. Gospel <ul><li>A reading from the Holy Gospel according to John </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>“ Jesus said, ‘Amen, Amen I say to you, I am the gate for the sheep. All who came before me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not listen to them. I am the gate. Whoever enters through me will be saved, and will come and go out and find pasture…. I came that they might have life and have it more abundantly. </li></ul>
  11. 17. The Internet provides an Open Door
  12. 18. The Internet provides an Open Door <ul><li>Can technology or the internet provide a “threshold” experience? The “tweet” asks, “what are you doing?” </li></ul>
  13. 19. The Internet provides an Open Door <ul><li>True community and relationship building occurs without the crutches of technology – face to face. </li></ul>
  14. 20. Stepping through the Door and into the Room
  15. 21. Pope Benedict XVI <ul><li>“ I would encourage all people of good will who are active in the emerging environment of digital communication to commit themselves to promoting a culture of respect, dialogue and friendship.” </li></ul>In his World Communications Day Message for 2009
  16. 22. The Internet provides an Open Door <ul><li>Advances in technology have increased the opportunities for the Church to communicate her message. </li></ul>
  17. 23. Social Networking <ul><li>Utilize software to build online social networks for communities of people who share interests and activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Include Chat, Messaging, E-mail, Video, Voice Chat, file sharing, discussion groups. </li></ul>
  18. 24. The Fourth Screen
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  20. 30. <ul><li>Twitter is a service for friends, family, and co–workers to communicate and stay connected through the exchange of quick, frequent answers to one simple question: What are you doing? </li></ul>
  21. 31. <ul><li>Micro-blog limited to 140 words </li></ul><ul><li>Unlike Facebook, “Friends/Followers” can be anyone who finds you. </li></ul>
  22. 32. Blogging <ul><li>Blog, is shortened term for Web log, or Web-based log. </li></ul><ul><li>Why Blog? To share a hobby or other passion, teach, detail life, thoughts or opinions. </li></ul>
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  24. 34. <ul><li>How can we be a doorway to Christ, by using technology as a tool of evangelization? </li></ul>