Design Flaw | Why Design Matters

Design Flaw | Why Design Matters

Do you see the design flaw in this picture? It’s not big. It’s that little knob in the middle of the floor. I suspect that when the architect was designing the building, he didn’t think about the placement of the toilet being directly behind the door. When the construction worker was installing the door, he didn’t seem to consider opening the door from the other direction so that it wouldn’t […]

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Code as Art / as Speech

Code as Art / as Speech

I am an artist. Can I paint, sculpt, or draw? Not really. When I do these things, what comes out would require a lot of interpretation on behalf of the viewer. No, my artistry comes out as I write computer code. With eDOT, the software I program expresses what it is I want to say to this world. It is reflective of my beliefs, my […]

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Wi-Fi as Ministry | Part 6

Wi-Fi as Ministry | Part 6

HooToo TripMate HT-TM01 TripMate Wireless N Portable Travel Router with 6000mAh Battery Charger The HooToo Tripmate HT-TM01 (TripMate for short) is a multi-purpose tool that has potential as a Wi-Fi for ministry device. This one device performs three separate functions quite well, each having a place in the Wi-Fi as ministry context. The main points here are from HooToo’s webpage for this device (http://www.hootoo.com/hootoo-tripmate-ht-tm01-wireless-router.html). Capacities: […]

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Wi-Fi as Ministry | Part 5

Wi-Fi as Ministry | Part 5

Using Near Field Communications (NFC) as Outreach Another option to consider is the use of Near Field Communication (NFC) that is available on many Android devices.[1] This technology allows for the transfer of media from a close distance (4 inches/10 centimeters or less) between two devices. Be aware that the transfer rate is slow, and may not be suitable for large media files. The use […]

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Wi-Fi as Ministry | Part 4: BibleBox

Wi-Fi as Ministry | Part 4: BibleBox

TP-Link devices: Make a BibleBox There are several models in the TP-Link Wi-Fi router series that can be used for Wi-Fi outreach. Of the various models, eDOT has experience developing both the TP-Link TL-MR3020 and the TP-Link TL-MR3040. The difference between these models is that the 3040[1] includes a rechargeable battery in the device, making it significantly more mobile than the 3020 model.[2] The term […]

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Wi-Fi as Ministry | Part 3

Wi-Fi as Ministry | Part 3

Content to Share Using Wi-Fi as Outreach There are many types of media that can be presented for outreach using Wi-Fi. The following list is not meant to be exclusive or exhaustive, but to give examples: Jesus Film Media: the Jesus film continues to be useful for sharing the Gospel in orality-based cultures. Jesus Film Media has taken the feature length film and split it […]

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Wi-Fi as Ministry | Part 2

Wi-Fi as Ministry | Part 2

Why use Wi-Fi as Outreach? There are several reasons to consider using a local Wi-Fi hotspot as a ministry outreach: Commonality: Many people already own a mobile device that includes wireless networking capabilities. In the 2015 immigration crises facing Europe, the one object that people bring with them, regardless of difficulty or lack of space is their mobile device. This mobile device is their connection […]

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Wi-Fi as Ministry | Part 1

Wi-Fi as Ministry | Part 1

Wi-Fi as Outreach An Illustrative Story A ministry recently asked eDOT to suggest Wi-Fi devices and evangelistic content their ministry could use for outreach. This ministry sponsors large outreach events that attract thousands of people at a time. The ministry would like to offer digital evangelistic material to the people waiting for the event. At the same time, this ministry also has individual workers in […]

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Refugees, refugees, refugees…

Refugees, refugees, refugees…

-“What is eDOT doing to help the refugee crisis? What is GEM doing?” -“Hey guys! You need to read this, and this, and this, and this… what can we do to help?!” -“Do you see any refugees in your area of Germany?” Comments and questions about the mass movement of refugees — these people fleeing tyranny and war zones — have made their way into […]

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eBooks

eBooks

eDOT has had the opportunity to partner with some amazing ministries who desire to reproduce disciples in a world that is in desperate need of the light of Jesus. Many of these ministries have authored books and produced material designed to teach, train and encourage. Bringing technology to the partnership, the eDOT team is able to put such text into various eBook formats, making them easily […]

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