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CODEC

The Blogosphere

What is CODEC?

CODEC Team

CODEC began in 2009 with a nationwide survey of Biblical Literacy in the UK. We have since developed a host of projects, research, conferences, learning opportunities; all exploring Christian Communication in the 21st century - many making use of social media and online technology.

We’ve worked alongside many churches and agencies exploring how we can improve our communication of the Gospel and how the Bible might be communicated in meaningful ways in contemporary society.

(3 Feb 2012)


Blogging Archived

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Please find below some old blogging entries. Most of our current blogging is done on the BigBible website.

(18 Jan 2013)


21st Century Humpty-Dumpty Syndrome

There’s an awful lot of brokenness around these days. The media seems to be obsessed with ‘Broken Britain’ (I didn’t notice how broken it was – the brokenness crept up on me)...

(14 Jun 2011) » More about 21st Century Humpty-Dumpty Syndrome


I just use Google....

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I was struck a short while back by a comedian on TV, who said; ‘Some people turn to God for answers, I just use Google'...

(26 May 2011) » More about I just use Google....


Seven Principles for Social Media and the Church @AndrewGraystone #medialit11

What are the principles or values which should govern Christian use of New Media?

  1. Singularity of Personality
  2. Humanising digital relationships
  3. Conscientization
  4. Authority and Openness
  5. Digital Justice
  6. Mission and Service
  7. Embodiment


(28 Jun 2011) » More about Seven Principles for Social Media and the Church @AndrewGraystone #medialit11


Seven Principles of New Media in a Digital Age #2 #medialit11

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Pete Phillips, Research Director for CODEC responds to the Seven Principles...

So, my alternatives:

  1. Be authentic onlife and offline
  2. Move from Web 1.0 to Web 2.0 - from the infoWeb to the socialWeb
  3. Always play social media in the key of Grace
  4. Be authentic even more!
  5. Justice offline = justice online
  6. Get on with it!
  7. Finally, be true to who you are! (i.e. be authentic!)

Pete

 

(28 Jun 2011) » More about Seven Principles of New Media in a Digital Age #2 #medialit11


The Joy of God? (@dotsters)

“Go home and prepare a feast, holiday food and drink; and share it with those who don’t have anything: This day is holy to God. Don’t feel bad. The joy […]

(24 Apr 2014) » The Joy of God? (@dotsters)

#BIGRead14: Breeze (Read by @kalonami)

When there is no breeze, leaves rest as if they’d never move. Smoke rises thin and vertical, a pencil plume in the sky. When there is no breeze, mist smothers […]

(24 Apr 2014) » #BIGRead14: Breeze (Read by @kalonami)

#BIGRead14: Joy (Read by @partakers_dave)

I have a sinking feeling that when I look back over my life, from the distance of great years, or the moment when I know the crash will be fatal, […]

(23 Apr 2014) » #BIGRead14: Joy (Read by @partakers_dave)

Some thoughts on personal, trusted recommendations (@headphonaught)

As part of my Lenten journey, I have been meditating on consumption and have taken, or at least tried to take, time out from buying music, films and books. I’ll […]

(22 Apr 2014) » Some thoughts on personal, trusted recommendations (@headphonaught)

#Luke2Acts : A Shared Bible Study on Twitter

Starting this Wednesday, April 23, a new shared Bible study is starting on Twitter. We will be reading a chapter every day, from the beginning of the gospel of Luke until the end of the book […]

(22 Apr 2014) » #Luke2Acts : A Shared Bible Study on Twitter


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