Geeks and God Podcast
Summary: Technology. Faith. And a big ol mix of both. A must get podcast for ministry people or anyone who wants to use technology to spread the gospel.
In this special edition podcast, Rob Feature and Matt Farina return, joining Shrop and Hans, with special guest Brian Lewis (from Modules Unraveled). We wrap up Drupalcon in a roundtable discussion where we discuss highs and lows of the conference. The guys discuss a wide range of topics including the Drupal Churches conference meet up, integrating Facebook with your church site, responsive web design, and Rob gets harassed for being a Negative Nancy. read more
In this month's podcast, Shrop, Hans and Micah talk about volunteering in your local church.
In this month's podcast, Ed and Micah talk with Josiah Ritchie about burnout. Additional links can be found in the show transcript.
It's June 2011 and the Geeks and God crew are taking a summer break. We'll be back in September with all new episodes. In the meantime, we're filling the summer months with previously unreleased material. We've worked really hard to keep Geeks and God focused on topics to help the local church, but our hosts love to talk about a lot of geeky topics that don't always fit the show's regular format. This month's episode was recorded during the March 2010 (Episode 130) session, way back when Drupal 7 was still in alpha and the iPad (the first one) was brand new. read more
In this month’s episode we’ll discuss managing your Church network with Spiceworks, and then Shrop tells us more about the Aegir Project for managing Drupal sites. Screen images for the Spiceworks topic can be found on the transcript page. Edit 5/3/11: Sorry everyone there were some mistakes in the audio and problems with the title length. We've uploaded new audio files and renamed this episode. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Welcome to the April 2011 edition of the Geeks and God Podcast. We missed last month, but we're back with an episode that's all about the 2011 North American DrupalCon in Chicago, what we learned, and our takeaways from the conference. Check the transcript page for links!
Welcome to the February 2011 edition of The Geeks and God Podcast. In this month’s episode we talk with Paul Boag about local church ministry and the Internet, and the Drupal Spotlight discusses using the Rules Module to enhance functionality on your site. read more
The January 2011 episode is all about Drupal. We'll cover DrupalCon Chicago in March, the release of Drupal 7 on Wednesday, January 5, 2011, building a digital signage system, and the wrap up of the Drupal Spotlight series on building a community website. We also talk for a few minutes about managing your site's source code with git. Edit: Additional links and info are now in the transcript. Drupal Spotlight notes are in Google Docs.
In the December 2010 episode, Ed Ross talks about the Social Media Boot Camp that he attended with Pastor Joe Burnham in September, then we talk with Milan Klusacek about the Rules of Engagement for churches using social media. We’ll also hear part two of NonProfit’s Drupal Spotlight series on building online communities. Update: more links and notes now available in the transcript.
Welcome to the November 2010 edition of The Geeks and God Podcast. In this month’s episode, Techmate interviews Jacob Abshire about The Preacher’s Library, and NonProfit’s Drupal Spotlight discusses building online communities.
Welcome to the October 2010 edition of The Geeks and God Podcast. In this month’s episode, Shrop interviews Raoul Snyman, the project lead for OpenLP Free Church Presentation Software, and we have part two of NonProfit’s Drupal Spotlight on Accessibility.
Welcome to the September 2010 edition of The Geeks and God Podcast. In this month’s episode we'll talk about Getting Things Done. In this month's Drupal Spotlight, we'll look at part one of our spotlight on accessibility, and why it's important for all websites. Update: Links and details now available in the transcript.
Welcome to the August 2010 edition of The Geeks and God Podcast. In this month’s episode, ChurchTechGuy reports on the Gurus of Tech Conference, a couple of pieces of quick Drupal news, and in the Drupal Spotlight, part two of Going Live with your Drupal Website. read more
Welcome to the July 2010 edition of The Geeks and God Podcast. This month, we'll talk about Calls to Action, Blogging with Posterous, and Going Live; what to do as you move your Drupal Website from development to live. Before we get into our main topics, Mark and Micah discuss the Southeast Linux Fest / DrupalCamp, then Ed takes a look at Posterous. We discuss calls to action on your church website, then Hans brings us part one of his series on going live with Drupal. read more