3 Creative Challenge
b. Create Gospel-bearing media that start with where people live (in different cultures); work with nationals; get writers on-site
Refer to: synod mission boards, production companies
c. Provide support for creative people in form of pay / release time. Give similar support to those who write for audiences of unbelievers or beginner Christians.
Refer to: synod missions leaders, schools
d. Develop media writers through targeted courses, challenges and competitions.
Refer to: our colleges, high schools, CMI
e. Create an online “Lutheran Media Writers” discussion/ support group.
Refer to: CMI
4 Legal/political Challenge
a. Make more material copyright-free.
Refer to: publishing houses
b. Create central knowledge base for managing challenges/ finding attorneys/ experiences and strategies
Refer to: synod mission leaders
5 Teaching local production Challenge
a. Form a tech team to train national workers, and send them abroad along with equipment.
Refer to: synod mission leaders, Stone Path, Kingdom Workers
c. Create online international forum for learning tech operations.
6 Stewardship Challenge
b. Create online giving system on KickStart model
Refer to: Synod tech workers
c. Find “patrons” to support creative people.
Refer to: synod publication groups
b. Continue to develop the technology of virtual congregations.
c. Start a worldwide virtual congregation in English from headquarters at Bethany.
Refer to: Multi-Language Publications, Stone Path, BLC