Category Archives: Social Networks

Social Justice and the Church

We can confidently articulate a worldview that honors our Creator and Savior without verbalizing explicit references to the Bible. We can also hope for some of these truths to resonate with the general public. Continue reading

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Silence and solitude needed

The practices of silence, solitude and secrecy are indispensable parts of spiritual transformation. But quietness seems to be an endangered quality. In a media saturated culture (dominated by technology), these disciplines seem to be increasingly at risk. Continue reading

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When pastors update and tweet

Social networks are the way people connect. But how should Pastors use networks like Facebook and Twitter? Since the words of a leader carry more weight, they should be weighed more carefully. Seven Do’s Announce events and teaching themes Link … Continue reading

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Christian community

  What kind of community life should a local Church pursue? This is best answered by closely looking at the “one-another” commands in the New Testament. These are exhortations about how to relate to each other as Christians in community.  … Continue reading

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Facebook guidelines (7 Do’s and Don’ts)

While speaking at a conference, a pastor asked if he could talk with me about a heartbreaking situation in his Church. It was a large Church and he was one of the main leaders. With a heavy heart, he told … Continue reading

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8 links worth checking out

A Bubba With a Passion for the Gospel and Golf (In That Order) What’s Your State Good At? The restoring power of music: How to Listen to Music Social networking 101 for parents Almost 20% of 3rd Graders Have Cell … Continue reading

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