Episode 45 of How We Do Digital Ministry features Dr. Heidi Campbell, Professor of Communication and an affiliate faculty in Religious Studies at Texas A&M University. Heidi and Charlotte Elia discuss reflecting on our identity to discern the path forward, moving from a transfer model to a transformative stage, and reassessing who and what we want to be as a church.
The things I was most excited about in the early days of the pandemic, as well as now, are those that moved onto what I call the transformation stage, where they’re saying, okay, we’re not just going to broadcast what was on the offline version and we’re not just gonna adapt it to the online culture and features, but we’re really going to look at what is the nature of church and the nature of mission that we’re called to, and then change, not just the content or the holder, but also the practice as well.Dr. Heidi Campbell
Listen to the full episode as Dr. Heidi talks about these topics:
(4:00) Continued Adaptability
(9:58) From Transfer to Transformative
(13:54) Ubiquitous Digital Culture
(17:14) Inward vs. Outward Focus
(22:46) Reflecting on Identity
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