GOWM Conferences are designed for anyone interested in these three intertwining motifs: the Gospel, Outreach, and Media. By each we mean...
God rescued us and all the world from sin and eternal death
through the redemptive work of His Son Jesus Christ.
Our Lord commands us to take this message beyond our circles of Christian believers out to
the world of those who do not have saving faith in Christ.
We seek to use God's gifts of media and technology to carry this message to
large audiences in the United States and around the world.
This is the fifth conference hosted by CMI. These conferences have been visited from more than 120 countries around the world. The previous conferences contain excellent resources and are still available to visit for reading only:
Participation is free. Please consider helping to defray conference costs.
Learn how here.
Scan the index of presentations above. Note those of special
interest to you.
To "attend" a session, just click on the title, and you will be
taken to the presentation. It may involve text, images, audio,
video, or combinations of these.
We encourage you to join the discussion. At the
bottom of each presentation page, you will find a place for posting
comments, questions, and suggestions. Presenters will be monitoring
the discussion, and may answer your question or respond to your
We especially hope that students (high school, college, and
seminary) will participate actively in the discussion. Of
course, anyone else may do so too.
If you are posting questions/comments, please glance through
previous posts to determine if that question has been asked before.
Note the location names at the very top of each page. Clicking on a
name will take you directly to that location.
Return to the conference as often as you wish to follow the
Remember that there may be people attending this conference for whom
English is not their first language. Each page has a link enabling
translation into many languages.
The Conference will be closed to further postings after three weeks,
on Monday, November 11. After the Conference closes, the presentations
and discussions will be permanently archived for you to read at any
Please ask questions that are relevant to the papers and refrain
from developing a personal topic or agenda. We expect participants to
remain cordial. The coordinators of the conference retain the
right to delete any posts considered inappropriate.
Anonymous inflammatory posts will be deleted.
This conference is being conducted "outside of fellowship" - that is,
presenters may not be members of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS),
or the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS), or the Conference
of Evangelical Lutheran Churches (CELC). We are seeking presenters with
expertise and experience that will help accomplish the goals of the
conference, as stated above, and of the Christ in Media Institute, the
Contributors to the conference are solely responsible for the
information they provide. The Christ in Media Institute and
Bethany Lutheran College cannot be responsible for nor can we
attest to the accuracy or efficacy of the information others