The team from St. John in Athens works together in a
old storage room to create their new podcast, "The Gamut".
Amidst the chaotic times in which we live, churches, including St. John in Athens, have been forced to cultivate new and innovative ways to reach out with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Technology has become an essential mode of communication for ministry. As professional church workers, we have had to embrace, learn, and develop technology within our congregations at a rapid pace. If it is online worship, zoom, social media, YouTube, congregational websites, email, etc. The church is navigating the necessity technology in proclaiming the Gospel.
Across our cultural landscape in the United States, issues of race, socio-economic divides, quarantine, depression, abuse, and the like, drive questions of morality, conscience, social justice. We as a church must proactively be the voice of Christ. Boldly we must bring the Gospel not just from our Sunday pulpits but also through honest loving relationships in our local communities. Through these new means of technology, we must bring the Gospel to secular popular discourse. Cultural relevance is essential.