Google talk: What I learned on my tour at Context 2015
Google talk: What I learned on my tour at Context 2015

Regular readers of this blog have, presumably, developed a certain tolerance for my occasional high-octane nerd enthusing. Rest assured: that’s not where I’m trying to go with this one. It’s true that when

Easter People #37: Technology Q&A
Easter People #37: Technology Q&A

As we previewed last time, the Easter People answer your technology questions and chat about their favorite apps in advance of the e-Formation Conference at VTS. We also hear about the panelists’

Teens, Tweens, and Tech: A survey and lesson plan
Teens, Tweens, and Tech: A survey and lesson plan

I’ve mentioned here before a fantastic Fuller Youth Institute interview with danah boyd, author of It’s Complicated and one of the leading experts on how teens use digital media. Many of you were

App review: electronic Common Prayer (Android)
App review: electronic Common Prayer (Android)

Google Play Store rating: 4.6 / 5 My rating: 4 / 5 Price: $10 [in app purchases for Enriching Our Worship]  Android users, the wait is finally over. As of

Kadosh: Adult faith formation for today’s village
Kadosh: Adult faith formation for today’s village

Ritual is formative. Technology is a partner. Accessibility is a must. Formation is collaborative. After spending nearly a decade leading Sunday school in parishes and teaching religion classes in day

Real formation in a digital world
Real formation in a digital world

#464513815 / gettyimages.com The Internet cannot do the job of formation for us. This might seem like a strange thing to say on a blog that regularly covers technology and

A missionary abroad attends to his own faith formation
A missionary abroad attends to his own faith formation

I am a twenty-first-century missionary. Much like my predecessors, I look to the scriptures for inspiration and comfort. I live far from home, preaching the gospel in word and deed.

Church publications meet Hollywood design aesthetic
Church publications meet Hollywood design aesthetic

When it comes to a parish newsletter, a worship bulletin, a blog, a website, or any other kind of designed material used for communication and marketing in churches, my instinct

Easter People #12: The Technology Episode
Easter People #12: The Technology Episode

Welcome to our episode about technology: the stuff we love, and the stuff we hate! We also play another Twitter game and share our Green Shoots. Before the linkfest begins,

How do we know they’re learning during Christian education?
How do we know they’re learning during Christian education?

I was part of a fascinating Google+ Hangout today with several congregation-based faith formation leaders. The group was brought together by a post on the Forma Facebook group in which Nurya