The pandemic is many things, but most powerfully, it is an “accelerator,” bringing barely known trends into the forefront of culture. This episode will look back at this event, and consider how has affected the shape of the local church.
Chris Morton is Director of Communications and Strategic Initiatives with Fresh Expressions US. He’s been a youth minister, a tech and branding guru and was on the planting team of Austin Mustard Seed, a church community in Austin, Texas where he lives with his wife Laura and their son Micah.
Ryan Dunn is an ordained Deacon in the Methodist Church, Minister of online engagement for Rethink Church and a staff member of UM Communications tasked with creating content and building community with those who are not yet a part of the church. Ryan hosts a podcast, Pastoring in the Digital Parish, where guests coach and teach about building community in digital space.