These are the slides I’m sharing on Saturday at the annual Mo-Ranch Men’s Conference near Hunt, Texas. My presentation is titled, “Family Oral History and Smartphones.”

I’ve presented similar sessions at this conference in the past titled, “Telling Your Mission Story with iPad Video” and “Be a Digital Witness for Jesus”. This year, by taking a focus that includes stories of faith but is more focused on “family oral history,” I’m hoping I will not scare my workshop session attendees as much. Although they shouldn’t, some Presbyterians tend to get nervous when people start talking about “sharing testimonies” and putting videos about your faith online on sites like YouTube. I’m going to share a brief clip from an audio interview I conducted in 2008 with Ella Mae Miller, a member of our church who was one of the first U.S. missionaries in Iran in the late 1940s and 1950s. It’s a pretty amazing interview, shared in three parts on “Stories of Christian Faith.”

I’ll audio record at least one of my two sessions and share it later as a free audio podcast.

Here is a list.ly list of the six iPhone audio recording and sharing apps I’m recommending in the session.

More of my referenced resources are available on my handouts wiki.

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