At a glance, using mobiles or ministry may seemimpersonal or too hi-tech. You may barely know howto do more than make calls on your mobile phone.However, you can do more than you realize.
The heart o communication is relationship. While there are benetsto mass sharing o the Gospel, eective ongoing outreach dependson building relationships. Mobile devices can be tools to start newrelationships by breaking the ice. Mobile devices can help you maintainrelationships, too. Consider the eect on someone receiving your textmessage on their phone saying, “Praying or you this morning.”Mobile devices are simply a platorm or communication like tracts,discipleship materials or DVDs. Today, mobiles are essentially anindigenous device in most any culture. These devices are with you andwith those whom you are trying to reach.This guide simplies some o the options and benets o mobile ministrywhile providing more depth as you need it. Its purpose is to help youbegin using mobiles in personal ministry and church-planting strategies.
From an icebreakerto a discipleshiptool, mobiles arecommon and exibleenough to supporta number o ministryapproaches.