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CRM Meet & Greet Summary

On January 12, 2017, the Visual Story Network hosted an online meeting to share best practices and resources for mission organizations trying to find a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solution. The 33 participants shared the frustration of trying to find the right app to manage contacts easily and at an affordable price. As much as […]

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Middle East Media Follow Up and Response

Here is a report from David Benware, founder of Media Impact International: Following more than a year of research, Media Impact International (MII) is releasing its report on Media Response & Follow-up in the Greater Middle East. The vision has been to enhance the Kingdom of God by ensuring that when someone responds to Christian media, that there are effective […]

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Top Android App Downloads in 17 Least-Reached Countries

Keith Williams and Johnathan Pulos have gathered data on app downloads for the second half of 2016 in the 17 least reached countries. These colorful charts and the data behind them are available for you to download and view here. Android Apps Downloads by Category by Cumulative Rankings is the weighted score of all the […]

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As a Shepherd, How Do You Keep Track of Your Flock?

All ministries have to find a way to keep track of ministry contacts. We want to begin to identify those who are kingdom thought leaders for CRMs. We will host a one-hour “meet and greet” on Thursday, January 12 at 8 AM Pacific (GMT -8.00). Please let others know who have an interest in this topic. Thursday […]

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From North Carolina to Bhutan and Nepal

Three years ago I met Pastor Naina, a Bhutanese Nepali Pastor who was a refugee relocated to Charlotte NC. He’s from the mountains of Bhutan and Nepal where many tribes and languages are intermixed. Naina speaks 9 languages. The day I met him, I showed him the Jesus Film mobile app and helped him install it on […]

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10 New Ideas to Transform Your Mobile Ministry in 2017

It’s October and soon you’ll be caught up in holidays and staring straight at 2017. Devote an hour on November 3 to prepare an amazing year for your ministry. In just one hour you will hear 10 ideas and technologies to implement and you will be part of a new opportunity

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4 Ways to Use Mobile Technology to Reach Youth

by Marty Lange The following are highlights from Marty Lange’s summary report of the “La Voz de la Nueva Generación” survey . Read the full summary and the results of the survey. Learning how to leverage the power of mobile technology is important in order to be relevant in the lives of today’s youth. [There are] […]

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Exec Summary: Resources to Accelerate your Mobile Ministry Webinar

The Mobile Ministry Forum hosted part three in our webinar series on June 22, 2016. The topic was on resources for effectively increasing your reach in mobile ministry. Scroll down for the key ideas, recorded webinar (we recommend you view full screen), slides and notes from the live chat. Recorded Webinar   Presentation Slides Biblebox and Lightstream webinar […]

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Webinar: Resources to Accelerate your Mobile Ministry

If you can answer these 3 questions, you can skip the free ”Resources to Accelerate your Mobile Ministry” Webinar: What percent of teens surveyed in Guatemala answered “yes” to the question: “Would you like to hear a Bible story on your mobile phone?” What percent of the world’s population will own a smartphone by 2020? […]

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Mobile Ministry has begun in Chad!

Brother Tamdaji received microSD cards loaded with the French JESUS Film and began training people who would help spread the media. First, he trained 14 people at the local cell phone company how to put the media on other people’s phones! Next, Brother Tamadji gave Jerry a crash course on how to spread Gospel media […]

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