How do you use mobile devices to uplift and inspire? At the 7th Annual Blogging While Brown Conference in New York City, AT&T launched Inspired Mobility – a national conversation about the cultural shift in how people use mobile and Internet technology to enhance their faith experience. Jason Caston, an AT&T consultant and spokesperson, and digital platform and innovation specialist for T.D. Jakes Ministries, kicked-off the Inspired Mobility conversation during the AT&T sponsored closing session entitled, Trending Topics in Tech: Faith in a Mobile World.



Have you ever streamed an inspirational message live on your mobile device or desktop? How about making a donation to an organization using SMS? AT&T sponsored a survey conducted in collaboration with EBONY Magazine to explore how the Magazine’s readers are now using mobile and internet technology to connect with their faith. Gone are the days that you turn off your device when you enter a place of worship.



According to the survey, more than 90% of participants said that mobile technology has a place in their faith community, and agreed that, when used to enhance or share the worship experience, mobile devices have a positive impact. Read more of the research findings here.

So what mobile activities are okay at a place of worship? The people surveyed shared what they believe to be the right way to engage mobility in their faith experience.  Check out Jason Caston’s list of do’s and don’ts.

AT&T Inspired Mobility has sponsored several family, technology and lifestyle bloggers, to share how they use mobile technology to uplift and inspire.To follow their stories, check out their personal blogs below:

The Cubicle Chick

Brown Girl Gumbo


For Harriet

Little Tech Girl

To join the AT&T Inspired Mobility conversation and share how you use mobile technology to uplift and inspire, use the hashtag #InspiredMobility on social media.