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Mobiles, Media, and Ministry: Lessons for Trainers and Learners

The Mobiles, Media & Ministry: Lessons for Learners & Trainers curriculum contains 41 lessons, 360 pages of trainer guide materials, 70 pages of student handouts, and over 1,000 presenter slides.

The lessons are divided into four topic areas:

  1. Foundations of Media MinistryPrinciples and practices for developing media materials and strategy that lead to follow-up and discipleship.
  2. Mobile MinistryThe mobile phone is the device through which most media ministry efforts will be experiencedThese lessons teach the capabilities and limitations mobile technology provides and how to adapt your media ministry efforts.
  3. Social MediaThese lessons teach you to connect with the lost via social media so you expand your reach among almost any people you want to reach.
  4. Do-it-Yourself Media: These lessons teach anyone to create authentic, contextually-relevant media that can reach thousands.

Each lesson can be quickly self-learned or presented in about one hour. They can be used as a self-teaching tool, as a help for sharing “just-in-time” or “as-needed” trainings with a group, as the basis for running regular series of lessons, a media ministry training weekend, etc. with a team, group of believers, etc.

The curriculum is free to use, whether for your own learning or for use in training others. You are free to download, make copies, modify, translate, and even re-brand (with attribution). But please share your translations, changes, etc. with the MMF so others can be blessed too!

Foundations of Media Ministry

  1. Why Media Ministry?

  2. The Big Deal About New Media

  3. You Can’t Aim at Everyone (Persona Introduction)

  4. Your Content Doesn’t Matter

  5. What do We Mean by “Conversion”?

  6. Into the Real World (Offline Strategy)

  7. Let’s Pick A Persona

  8. Walking With People (Engagement)

  9. Wrapping Content in Strategy

  10. Keeping Track (CRM)

Mobile Ministry

  1. Why Mobile Matters

  2. The Right Phone for Mobile Ministry

  3. Understanding and Using Appropriate Media

  4. Mobilizing Existing Media

  5. Four Must-Have Apps

  6. One-on-One Mobile Ministry

  7. Mobile Media Distribution 1: Face-to-Face

  8. Mobile Media Distribution 2: Across the Waves

  9. Security: Understanding the Risks

  10. Security: Dealing with the Risks

Social Media

  1. Introduction to Social Media Ministry

  2. Social Media Security/Privacy

  3. Approaches to Social Media Ministry

  4. Setting Up a Social Media Presence

  5. Listening and Learning on Social Media

  6. Engaging and Ministering on Social Media

  7. Facebook Profiles and Pages Ministry

  8. Facebook Groups Ministry

  9. WhatsApp Ministry

  10. Using Analytics to Improve Your Impact

Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Media

  1. Introduction/Starting Off Right

  2. Photography & Still Images 101

  3. Photo/Still Image Editing

  4. Adding Text to Photos/Still Images

  5. Adding Animation to Photos/Still Images

  6. Video 101

  7. Mobile Video Production

  8. Mobile Video Editing 1

  9. Mobile Video Editing 2

  10. Mobile Audio Recording

  11. Mobile Audio Editing


How to Download: You can copy or download individual documents by clicking on “File” at the top left of the page. Choose either “Make a copy…” (for creating an editable copy in your own Google Drive) or “Download as” and clicking on the type of file you would like to download it as (Word, PDF, etc.). If you’d like to download or copy large segments of the curriculum we have created folder links for each of the topic areas that you can copy or download (as a Zip folder): Foundations of Media Ministry, Mobile Ministry, Social Media Ministry, Do-it-Yourself Media Ministry

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