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Ministry Makes Gospel Accessible to Deaf Children, Announces Mobile App

By Noel Marquis

Over the past few years, mobile apps have become convenient tools for entertainment and creative learning. Children are attracted especially to those featuring interactive games and videos, making apps an excellent platform for delivering the story of God’s love. However, not every child is able to receive that story in the same way. Marshall Lawrence, founder and executive director of Silent Blessings, noticed a need for mobile apps geared toward deaf children and their families. Continue reading

Kentucky Church to Spread Gospel through Roku

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By Katy Hagerman

Wildwood Church of God in Ashland, Kentucky, actively integrates technology in almost all parts of their ministry. Wildwood utilizes a smartphone app, which has been active for six years, and is available on all phone operating systems, as well as tablets. This app allows people to register for events, view the church’s calendar, give online, read and submit prayer requests, access the Sunday morning service archives, and view the services live, as well as provide daily Bible reading and listening plans. Wildwood also uses Facebook and Twitter to share important updates for general news, as well as children’s and youth ministries, and urgent prayer requests. People can subscribe to these updates through either Twitter or text messaging. Taking advantage of even more technology, Wildwood Church recently announced the institution of a twenty-four-hour Roku channel. Continue reading