Many people wonder who will become the next Billy Graham. Mark Batterson, a pastor in Washington, DC, doesn’t answer the question. In highlighting the possibility of new technology to communicate Jesus like never before, he does show where we should be looking.
Podcasting is circuit riding at the speed of light.
Blogging is digital discipleship.
Video technology turns screens into postmodern stained glass.
Websites are virtual front doors.
Email is word of mouse.
As new technologies emerge so do new distribution channels for the gospel.
What a time to be alive! Our generation has greater potential to fulfill the Great Commission than all previous generations combined.
I’m going to ping him and see if he will write some more about this. Stay tuned.