Tag: technology

Lights! Camera! Action!

camera and lights in studio

WIM was transformed into a film studio this week when a generous gift made it possible for us to replace our 16-year-old, VHS-mastered missionary training videos. Thank you, Lord.

Our Missionary Children: The Real Loss of Childhood

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By Tony Bianchi, WIM Member Care I have always admired missionary children for their maturity and ability to talk to adults. However, some of our missionary children face adult issues and grow up mentally and emotionally too fast…. Read More

Transforming the World with a Video Camera

men filming livestock

    Technology on mission The Hawkins family is making ripples all over the world from their home base in south Texas. John and Joann Hawkins joined World Indigenous Missions in 1990 and worked as church planters in… Read More

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Email

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Email is such a normal part of the average person’s life that we tend to forget about its strategic value. As a missionary, you may be staying busy trying to keep up with the most cutting-edge methods of… Read More

Don’t Use the Pony Express to Mail Your Prayer Letter

Communication has changed drastically. The thought of a horse and rider delivering my personal messages seems like a thing of the ancient past, but in reality, it was only 150 years ago that people in the Wild West were using the Pony Express. I have to admit, the Pony Express sounds romantic, but I’m very glad to have Google Chat instead (one second vs. ten days). This is a perfect example, albeit an extreme one, of just how dramatically things have

Watch Out, Social Web! Here Comes WIM!

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For the past several months, a few of us on the WIM staff have been brainstorming, re-thinking, dreaming and learning. Our main question has been: “How can we utilize technology for the kingdom of God?” I had been… Read More