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1 The Christian Mobile Phone Project

2 Sponsored by the Christ in Media Institute at Bethany Lutheran College The Christian Mobile Phone Project

3 Mobile phone usage worldwide

4 7 schools studied 8 world churches CHILE – Bethany Lutheran Seminary CHINA – Northland Lutheran High School GRANADA – Wisconsin Lutheran College INDIA – Rocky Mt. Lutheran High School MALAWI – Bethany Lutheran College MEXICO – Luther High School, Onalaska PAKISTAN – St. Croix Lutheran High School ZAMBIA – Bethany Lutheran College

5 Strategies for Gospel outreach using mobile devices will depend on the kinds of phones in each country.

6 3 levels of mobile phone technology Basic Phones Feature Phones Smart Phones

7 Strategy 1: for all phones SMS (text) outreach

8 how this works gather a list of phone numbers “For a message of hope from the church that runs the orphanage, text [your church’s number]” keep phone number list on computer Strategy 1: for all phones SMS (text) outreach

9 how this works prepare text messages to send a prayer: Jesus, Lamb of God, You laid down Your life for me. Forgive my sins and help me to receive Your forgiveness with joy. Amen. read Rev a Scripture verse: I acknowledged my sin to you, and I did not cover my iniquity; I said, "I will confess my transgressions to the Lord," and you forgave the iniquity of my sin. (Psalm 32:5) Strategy 1: for all phones SMS (text) outreach

10 how this works Send out text messages to the list on a schedule Strategy 1: for all phones SMS (text) outreach

11 how this works Free SMS management software at Strategy 1: for all phones SMS (text) outreach

12 Strategy 2: for feature phones phone-to-phone file transfers

13 How this works No internet connection Strategy 2: for feature phones phone-to-phone file transfers

14 How this works Create a library of digital files, and put them on your phone Strategy 2: for feature phones phone-to-phone file transfers

15 How this works For example, text files… Bible Catechism What is Christianity all about? Study guides Strategy 2: for feature phones phone-to-phone file transfers

16 How this works NOIKHULUPIRIRANSO MWA YESU KRISTU, MWANA WAKE YEKHA, AMBUYE ATHU, AMENE ANAPATSIOWA NOI MZIMU WOYERA, NABADWA MWA MARIYA NAMWALIYO, NAZUNZIOWA KWA PONTIYO PILATO, NAPACHIKIOWA PA MTANOA, NAMWALIRA, NAIKIOWA M'MANOA, NATSIKIRA KU GAHENA; TSIKU LACHITATU ANAUKANSO KWA AKUFA, NAKWERA KUMWAMBA, NAKHALA KU OZANJA LA MANJA LA MULUNGU ATATE WA MPHAMVU ZONSE. KUCHOKERA KOMWEKO AOZABWERANSO KUOZAWERUZA ANTHU A MOYO NOI AKUFA. For example, text files… Strategy 2: for feature phones phone-to-phone file transfers

17 How this works For example, audio files… For those whose literacy is low Bible Music Strategy 2: for feature phones phone-to-phone file transfers

18 How this works For example, audio files… Audio Bibles in 751 languages Strategy 2: for feature phones phone-to-phone file transfers

19 How this works For example, video files… Road to Emmaus Come Follow Me Jesus Film Bible history story animations Puppet shows Music videos Strategy 2: for feature phones phone-to-phone file transfers

20 How this works Strategy 2: for feature phones phone-to-phone file transfers

21 BlueTooth Micro-SD cards Wi-Fi 3 ways to do p2p transfers: Strategy 2: for feature phones phone-to-phone file transfers

22 1.Enable Bluetooth 2.Bring phones close together 3.Transfer files Strategy 2: for feature phones phone-to-phone file transfers

23 Micro-SD chips Contains files Insert chip into most feature phones Strategy 2: for feature phones phone-to-phone file transfers

24 Audio Bibles NT audio Chichewa (730 mb) NT audio Chitumbuka (700 mb) 05 Mulandelina Mwanayo.mp3 (5.2 mb) 08 inkosi lyabiza.mp3 (6.7 bm) Mpemba.mp3 (2.1 mb) Nakomana Naya Yesu.mp3 (2 mb) Text TSK (Treasure of Scriptural Knowledge) NT Concordance Video 05 Mulandelina Mwanayo.mp4 (61 mb) 08 Inkosi Iyabiza.mp4 (17 mb) Mpemba.mp4 (51 mb) Nakomana Naya Yesu.3gp (958 kb) Nakomana Naya Yesu.mp4 (28 mb) From Jesus film (17 mb) The Birth of Jesus - Chichewa.mp4 The Lord's Prayer - Chichewa.mp4 Angels at the Tomb - Chichewa.mp4 Micro-SD chips

25 Lightstream Gospel Distribution System Wi-fi hotspot Bluetooth broadcaster SD chip copier Strategy 2: for feature phones phone-to-phone file transfers

26 Strategy 3: for SmartPhones: information websites

27 How this works Websites must be mobile-friendly Individuals access website with phones They read or download materials on their phones (see Library) Strategy 3: for SmartPhones: information websites

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31 Strategy 4: for remote locations: solar phone-charging stations

32 How this works People come to charge phones They recieve Gospel messages – Print materials handed out – Digital materials downloaded to phones

33 Strategy 4: for remote locations: solar phone-charging stations

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35 The Christian Mobile Phone Project Sponsored by the Christ in Media Institute at Bethany Lutheran College


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