Choosing the Right Mobile Ministry Phone

So you’re interested in mobile ministry among the unreached and the first question that comes to mind is, “What kind of phone do I need?”  Here, listed in order of importance, are features you need to consider. 1.  Don’t buy the phone in your home country but, rather, “on-the-field” so you: Ensure that your phone … Read more

Best Practices for Mobile Security in Closed Cultures

Jon Stearly picks up the challenge of a mobile security presentation for the 2017 MMF Consultation. Jon worked for 15 years at Sandia National Laboratories at positions involving data mining and cyber security. He now serves as Technology Development Director at Faith Comes By Hearing. Jon lists the 4 basic principles as: Be aware Be … Read more

8 Important Global Trends in Mobile Phone Use

Author and Consultant Tomi Ahonen brings his enthusiasm and love of statistics to the 2017 MMF Consultation.   He shares: Mobile is bigger (in $) than the radio, internet, TV, PC, and landline markets combined. Advertisers to youth markets are ending TV advertising. Implications of the digital divide in the industrial vs. emerging world. Theory … Read more

Creating Powerful Videos for Deep Connections

Craig Forrest says he is not a branding expert, but as a professional filmmaker, he knows the importance of visuals to capture attention. He says that branding is “hitting your target, not just shooting arrows.” In this 50 minute video of his presentation, Hashtags: Tips and Techniques for Better Branding, at the MMF 2017 Consultation, he starts … Read more

Mobile Turmoil Part 2: Consumers, Augmented Reality, and Other Magic

Do you look at your phone 221 times a day? Of course you do. Tomi Ahonen shared this at the 2017 Mobile Ministry Consultation. Forbes ranked Tomi as #1 in their list of global “mobile influencers.” In this 33 minute video of his presentation, Tomi asks, “How do people use technology?” He cites research findings on … Read more

Digital in 2017

Every year, We Are Social produces an amazing report on digital, social, and mobile usage around the world. We encourage you to look through the first 25 slides in the slide deck below. The key statistics for digital, social, and mobile media in 2017 are: 3.77 billion internet users, equaling 50% global penetration 2.79 billion … Read more

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