Interesting article I have just been sent in the Baptist Times.
The starting point for the survey has been the churches with websites (unsurprising for a company that sells website design and hosting). But as we know, there are lots of places that haven’t any kind of web presence at all.

How do we start getting these congregations interested in digital culture?

Is it a chance for what we in the library world call information literacy? A basic understanding of how to exploit the useful stuff the internet has to offer, without being intimidated by the rubbish and dross that is out there too? As more of UK life is moved online there are more opportunities for making the internet relevant. If Classic FM are broadcasting advertisements reminding the over-70s to renew their driving licences via Direct.gov, there is no excuse for anyone to assume that the internet is an age-restricted area.

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