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CMI Resources

CMI Event Archive
From the blog: a collection of past CMI events.

CMI Project Archive
From the blog: a collection of past CMI projects from the blog.

CMI Foundations Series
A series of papers written by Bethany Lutheran College faculty members. Discussion of how various academic disciplines contribute to the spreading of the Law and Gospel.


Hmong Video Ministry (PDF)
A 2006 Report on the highly successful Hmong Internet Sermon Ministry in Minnesota.

Production Basics (PDF)
A collection of invaluable resources for the writer/producer.

Road to Emmaus – BLC Talk Points (PDF)
Information on a movie created to share the story of Christ.

Sample AV Script (PDF)
A sample Audio/Video script—two columns displaying what viewers will hear and see.

Christian Commons
A discussion in depth of a copyright-free approach to mission materials.

Synods and Schools

Evangelical Lutheran Synod
The ELS provides information and outreach tools.

Wisconsin Ev. Lutheran Synod
Three main functions: sharing the Gospel, providing support for spiritual growth, and informing members about the synod’s work.

Bethany Lutheran College
A Christian liberal arts college serving Lutherans and others with 20 majors, including a Media Arts major with access to a state-of-the-art studio.
Contact: Lance Schwartz 

Martin Luther College
Wisconsin Ev. Lutheran Synod college of ministry training workers in the church.
Contact: Bill Pekrul

Wisconsin Lutheran College
A Christian liberal arts college producing well prepared Christian leaders who understand the importance of serving others as they lead.

Helpful Organizations

ELS World Outreach
Supports work in seven foreign fields in South America, Asia and Europe.
Contact: Rev. Tom Heyn

Multi-language Publications
Produces cross-cultural Lutheran Christian publications.

WELS World Missions
Hub containing links to all aspects of Wisconsin Synod mission work, including Multi-Language Publications, virtual church, digital publishing, radio broadcasting, distance learning, etc.
Contact:  Rev. Larry Schlomer

Servants Aid
Non-denominational Christian service providing free media services for missions, plus a social service component. Considerable work in Haiti.

Visual Story Network
A global community of visual storytellers leading a movement by connecting visual storytellers with one another, collaborating on projects, products, & partnerships, and training new storytellers, so everyone can encounter Jesus and His kingdom


Could be used to assign and manage projects for working in multiple locations.

Adobe training for all kinds of production products, Adobe and others.


International Conference on Video and Media 
ICVM 2013 is a leading annual conference of Video and Media for all researchers home and abroad.

Gideon Media Arts Conference / Film Festival 
Where cutting-edge media arts are combined with one of the most unique Christian conferences and Christian film festivals in the country.