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A young girl finishes her chores outside her family's tent. Mardan camp for Pakistanis displaced by armed conflict between the Pakistani military and militants, May 2009. An image like this can now be sent around the world in a matter of seconds.
Photo: Ghulam Rasool/CWS-ACT
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Mission and Communication Technology

The Changing Landscape of Mission 
by Chris Heckert
Not long ago, I participated in a training event in Uganda. Participants in the training came together from five different countries in East Africa. I have stayed in touch with a few of them; we share pictures, audio recordings ... (continue)

Ken Thompson Rediscovered 
by Chris Heckert and Klay S. Williams
In 1960, a 17-year-old high school senior won a photo contest in his hometown and was recommended by his art teacher to an editor working on a magazine for the United Church of Christ (UCC). ... (continue)

Christian Hospitality Is Never Out of Date: Online Ministry in Changing Technological Times 
by Nancy A. Carter
Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it. --Hebrews 13:1b-2 ... (continue)

Vera's Notebook 
by Vera Moore
At age 60, I met and fell in love with the internet. One of my first discoveries was that United Methodist churches could apply for free web space on the General Board of Global Ministries' website. I decided that our church ... (continue)

Communication as Mission 
by Glory E. Dharmaraj
The receivers of communication are not mere objects. They themselves make meaning as they process the message being sent. ... (continue)

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New World Outlook Reader's Survey 
Thank you for the interest in United Methodist mission work that has led you to read and, we hope, subscribe to New World Outlook. Please take time to fill out this reader's survey. ...

The Landscape Is Changing...Again  

Not long ago, a childhood friend found me the old fashioned way--through my mother, Marjorie House. My mother is a great social networker, but she generally prefers the face-to-face method of networking--"presence"--over the rapid response method of "messaging." Yet, my parents were the first in our family to acquire a personal computer with network hookup and email. They could feel the earth shifting beneath them and they knew when to jump into the new landscape. ...(continue)

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Photography as a Cultural Mirror for American Methodist Missions
Truth in Images
New World Outlook's Reader's Survey
Missionary Communication in the 21st Century
Responding to Disaster: UMCOR


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