Tech Ed 101

Welcome to Tech Ed 101 - resources to help you navigate the Internet effectively and safely.  If you have questions about the Internet, Email, or computers in general, send your question by email to Denise Mayhan, PhD, TOPIC Program Manager at the NBC, USA, Inc. at:  dmayhan@nationalbaptist.com.  You'll get a personal response to your question and it may be published here on this page!  

Technology Articles

Your Email’s Been Hacked!! …Or Maybe Not: A Tutorial on Email Exploits

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Spamming.  Spoofing.  Phishing.  Hacking. There’s a whole new lexicon of labels to deal with the things people do to our computers to take our money and confidential information.  It’s almost enough to make you want to turn your computer off and take a trip back to the good ol’ days when using the United States Postal Service (USPS) and Ma Bell were practically the only ways to communicate.  Um, wait…well maybe we’re not that scared.  Truth is, we are never going back to using those methods of communication exclusively, so we all need to make an effort to keep up with Internet security issues... Click the icon on the left to learn more!

The Church & Social Media: Get F-I-T for Ministry Handout

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Denise Mayhan, PhD, technology, website and social media content manager for the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. made this presentation at the 2016 Mid-Winter Board Meeting.  The purpose of the presentation was to help our churches understand the importance of and how to use three fundamental social media platforms for ministry and communication.  Dr. Mayhan may be reached by email at dmayhan@nationalbaptist.com.  

This handout provided d
etailed information on how churches can use Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for Ministry and communications.

The Church & Social Media: Get F-I-T for Ministry Presentation

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Denise Mayhan, PhD, technology, website and social media content manager for the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. made this presentation at the 2016 Mid-Winter Board Meeting.  The purpose of the presentation was to help our churches understand the importance of and how to use three fundamental social media platforms for ministry and communication.  Dr. Mayhan may be reached by email at dmayhan@nationalbaptist.com

The presentation on The Church and Social Media covers:

  1. What is social Media?
  2. What do we do with it?
  3. How churches use social media
  4. The Fundamentals:  Get F-I-T
  5. Using Facebook
  6. Using Instagram
  7. Using Twitter
  8. Advantages and Disadvantages of social media use
  9. Role of Church Leadership in promoting proper use and setting the example