[CS-FSLUG] TechEd In the Church

Don Parris gnumathetes at gmail.com
Wed Dec 14 18:35:11 CST 2005

On 12/14/05, JD Runyan <Lists at runyanrants.net> wrote:
> Don Parris wrote:
> > On 12/14/05, David Aikema <david at aikema.net> wrote:
> >> On 12/14/05, Don Parris <gnumathetes at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> Perhaps a class would not quite do the trick for that, as those who
> >>> need to know may not attend.
> >> How much attention could they be expected to pay to CERT advisories in
> >> a church bulletin then either?
> >>
> >> David
> >>
> >
> > About as much as they pay to other announcements in bulletins.  So
> > what other ways can you think of that might get people's attention
> > without shifting the focus of our worship services?
> >
> > Don
> I don't know that church services would be an appropriate place to deal
> with those issues. I don't see a problem of offering classes in/through
> the church, or even seminars on the importance of computing and the
> software you choose. I would rate this in the same vein as basketball
> teams and golf tournaments. It could even be a conduit to bring in
> people who are unchurched, and concerned about these issues. I would
> recommend using a lot of these ideas when making technology decisions
> within the church. They are hard to push, since everyone has these tools
> at work, and they never think about the cost when it doesn't come out of
> their pocketbooks.

Fair enough.  There is still the alternative idea of using an e-mail
list or newsletters.

DC Parris GNU Evangelist
gnumathetes at gmail.com
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