Here’s a video of a church that incorporates texting into crafting the message. (h/t Jacob on Facebook) Thoughts?
Archives for June 2011
P911 means in IM-speak that a Parent is looking over your shoulder (also PWOMS)…that means “watch what you say until dad’s away.” Clergy often may feel this problem as the grapple with how to express themselves on social networks with the same tact and care they do in real life. Twice on this blog I’ve […]
This video starts with text-only but at the 2 minute mark they start their conversation. In a humorous way, it talks about the folly of limited atonement and how Calvinism adds to the biblical texts their own theological conclusions that are not scripturally supported. (via Chad Holtz) The next to last line is magic: “This teaching […]
I had a conversation at Annual Conference with a clergyperson twice my age. The elder clergy lamented the emphasis on “newness”: money sent to new church starts instead of revitalizing established congregations, lifting up “young clergy” rather than helping struggling middle-aged clergy, and seemingly everyone at conference with an iPad as a beacon of newness. The clergyperson […]
This is a great video from the GBGM taking to heart the issues surrounding poverty (in all its forms). Check it out: Website: Ministrywith.org | HD version of the video: Youtube.com
C’mon, it’s the day after a long church conference, can’t a guy post a clever Star Wars video? Thanks. This is a parody trailer for a movie imagining that George Lucas was actually kidnapped and replaced before the awful prequels…and now is fighting his way back. Has lots of great classic movie references (ie. Shawshank […]
In the United Methodist Church, every four years we send 1000 delegates (plus staff & church leadership) to General Conference. That means that the year before, each Annual Conference (a state-sized section of UM churches usually) elects their percentage of delegates to General Conference to vote on meta-church matters. That’s right: delegates, not representatives. This […]