Ken talks with Brandon Vogt, author of The Church and New Media: Blogging Converts, Online Activists, and Bishops Who Tweet (Published by Our Sunday Visitor). Brandon tells us how Christians can harness all the new media tools to reach out, teach, cultivate community, and change the world. Brandon blogs at two websites, bother are a treasure trove of great information: www.brandonvogt.com and www.churchandnewmedia.com His book is available at www.osv.com
Ken talks with author and blogger Julie Davis, author of Happy Catholic – Glimpses of God in Everyday Life (published by Servant Books) Julie begins her book with her remarkable conversion story. Her conversion resulted in her “consuming” books about her new found faith, and she finds the wonder and joy of God surrendering her in everyday experiences. One thing leads to another, and she began her Happy Catholic blog site. Her book, Happy Catholic, is a series of quotes from such diverse sources as books, movies, and TV shows with each quote followed by a reflection. Her blog can be found at http://happycatholic.blogspot.com Her book can be purchases at: http://happycatholic.blogspot.com/p/hc-store-buy-book.html
A 25 year old part time blogger and fulltime mechanical engineer, Brandon Vogt had produced a book on technology and faith endorsed by some influential shephards: The Curch and New Media, BloggingConverts, Online Activists, and Bishops who Tweet.