Social Media and the Church- Ongoing Commentary

This (here) could be an interesting part of the ongoing discussion about the role of the new social media in the church. Although not directly addressing history, the subject of how that media is used in the church will have an impact of records, archives and history.

Jim

Tn Conf. Archivist

 

Jim Havron currently serves as archivist of the Tennessee Conference of the United Methodist Church. The opinions expressed, however, are his own, unless otherwise stated. His education and experience is in history with additional focus on public history, archives and museums, and with research and practice focusing on religious history, oral history, user advocacy and where the craft of history meets technology. He can be reached at archivist@tnumc.org. He also blogs at other sites (his own and as guest or designated blogger,) under both his own name and pseudonyms.

Link to Bread and Butter Article at Hereticalarchivy

Relates to us. A post about who we think we should be in ministry to as archivists/historians/what-have-yous

Our Bread-and-Butter: Secular and Religious Institutions

Random Personal Thought

There are no archivists in Heaven.

Think about it.

(Historians might be another matter, though that would be debatable I think.)

Jim

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