Category Archives: Twitter

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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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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Facebook photos: the good, the bad and the ugly

Isn’t it great to reconnect with friends from the past through Facebook? Facebook has been a source of blessing and encouragement for many people. But is there a potential darker side to this ability to reconnect? And are Facebook photos always … Continue reading

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Facebook guidelines for pastors and others

(7 Do’s – 7 Don’ts – 7 Questions) Social networks have become the way people connect and communicate. Like other mediums of communication, Twitter and Facebook have both positive and negative potential. A very sad use of Facebook recently came … Continue reading

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Facebook: stop and think about it

  I decided it might be good to repost some helpful articles about our use of Facebook. I am not interested in any crusades against it but just some more reflective use of it. The four items below offer helpful … Continue reading

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