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Survey Shows How People Connect to Faith on Mobile Devices

  • Key Facts

    In a recent survey2 sponsored by AT&T*, 4-in-10 (41%) respondents said they use a mobile phone, tablet or laptop to connect to faith-based organizations or inspiration sites. That compares to about a third (32%) who said they regularly3 attend worship services.

    Of those who attend services regularly, 1-in-4 (25%) report using a mobile device as part of that experience.

    The research is part of AT&T’s Inspired Mobility™ conversation.

    For more information, review the Inspired Mobility Research Report.

    Follow the conversation on Twitter #InspiredMobility

  • Connecting to faith

    Things people using mobile devices in faith practices say they do include:

    • Listening to or downloading music (42%)
    • Streaming services4 (38%)
    • Researching or studying (32%)
    • Accessing holy or song books (29%)
    • Keeping up with religious holidays/holy days (28%)
    • Giving (24%)
    • Using prayer/meditation apps (22%)
    • Using faith/self-improvement apps (19%)
    • Keeping up with dietary guidelines (10%)
  • Inspired Mobility Experts


    JASON CASTON

    IChurchMethod.com // @JasonCaston
    Hometown: Dallas, TX

    Jason Caston is the author of The iChurch Method series (ichurchmethod.com)  and a digital platform specialist for The Potter’s House of Dallas/T.D. Jakes Ministries. Having worked with major organizations and built websites and social media properties that reach over 8 million people daily, Caston has proven that his cutting edge technological savvy and business acumen have made him a sought after Digital Platforms, Internet Church, Mobile and Social Media Specialist.

    REV RUN
    @RevRunWisdom

    Rev Run was a founding member and front man of hip-hop’s legendary group RUN DMC. He’s also well-known for his hit reality show “Run’s House” where he coined “Rev Run’s Words of Wisdom.” Each show explored life with his family and ended with an inspirational tweet or text.


    DEVON
    FRANKLIN
    ProducedByFaith.com // @DevonFranklin
    Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

    DeVon Franklin serves as the President/CEO of Franklin Entertainment, a new first-look production company with Sony Pictures Entertainment.. DeVon is also a preacher and motivational speaker. In 2011 he became an author and published his first book entitled, Produced By Faith, in the spring of 2011. It's a how-to-guide about pursuing your career without compromising your faith.


    LECRAE MOORE
    Lecrae.com // @Lecrae
    Hometown: Houston, TX & Atlanta, GA


    Lecrae is a Grammy-Award winning Christian Hip-Hop artist and producer. Remaining true to his beliefs, Lecrae is an artist that redefines mainstream popular culture. Thematically, one can find inspiration, faith and honesty in his music. The message of his music has attracted everyone from the kid in his basement making beats to the editors of some of the biggest publications in the world. Lecrae embraces the discovery and views it as an opportunity.


    VALORIE BURTON

    ValorieBurton.com // @ValorieBurton
    Hometown: Atlanta, GA

    Valorie Burton is a bestselling author, speaker, and life coach dedicated to helping people get unstuck and be unstoppable in every area of life. She is the founder of The Coaching and Positive Psychology (CaPP) Institute and has served as a Certified Personal and Executive Coach to hundreds of clients in over 40 states and ten countries.


    JAMES ANDREWS

    TrueStoryAgency.co // @KeyInfluencer
    Hometown: Atlanta, GA

    James Andrews is a marketing digital strategist specializing in the creation of social media strategies, online communications, and Web content production.
    Andrews has been working in the area of interactive/new media and non-traditional marketing for 15 years holding senior titles at Urban Box Office, Columbia Records, Ecko Unlimited and Isobar/Carat. James blogs at FastCompany.com as an Expert Blogger as well as the Huffington Post. He can be seen as a regular contributor on CNN discussing current news and social media stories

  • Inspired Mobility Bloggers


    JAMIE BROADNAX

    BlackGirlNerds.com // @BrownGirlNerds
    Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA

    Black Girl Nerds is a place for women of color with various eccentricities to express themselves freely and embrace who they are. The lifestyle blog encourages other bloggers, web creators, and the like to embrace their nerdiness and create niche sites to spread to the world that being a nerd is a lovely thing.



    KARLA BORDERS-POPE

    BrownGirlGumbo.com // @BrownGirlGumbo
    Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

    Dedicated to women of color, Brown Girl Gumbo features daily beauty, hair, style, celebrity and lifestyle posts. Written in an upbeat concise, conversational and anecdotal style, BGG strives to consistently bring readers fun and informative content.


    EVA WILSON

    SocaMom.com // @SocaMomDC
    Hometown: Washington, D.C.

    Socamom is an Award Winning Caribbean Parenting blog and a valuable resource for moms and dads raising children of Caribbean heritage.


    NIKKI CARPENTER-THOMPSON

    NikkiAndTheCity.com // @NikkiAndTheCity
    Hometown: Chicago, IL

    Nikki Carpenter, also known as Nikki and The City, is an lifestyle writer and blogger from Chicago. Focusing on pop culture and faith, Nikki’s work has been featured in Huffington Post, ESSENCE, and JET, just to name a few.


    TERRANCE GAINES

    BrothaTech.com // @BrothaTech
    Hometown: Atlanta, GA

    BrothaTech offers the latest and greatest in tech hardware news, reviews, tips & tricks. Terrance Gaines is a tech-blogger and freelance writer who has covered a wide-range of geeky subjects since 2008. He has also been tapped to speak on technology subjects at local event and nation-wide conferences.


    RODERICK SCOTT

    TechGuySmartBuy.com // @TechGuySmartBuy
    Hometown: Newark, NJ

    Tech Guy Smart Buy is dedicated to consumers seeking to learn new tricks/hacks for their mobile device, learn about new deals/sales, and news on consumer technology. TGSB is here for you to help with the ever-changing technology for consumers as our goal is to help people through information.

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  • Google+ Hangouts

    Where do motivation and mobility meet? Find out by watching the latest Inspired Mobility Google+ Hangouts, and join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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    Inspired Mobility: Where Tech & Faith Meet, Aug. 7, 2015

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