As the United States and Europe plan for fewer cars in their cities and increased renewable energy infrastructure, how can the church adapt?
In a world that cherishes life without touching or interacting with other bodies, how do we convey the power of the Body of Christ? Or do we actually need to?
Both Apple and Microsoft have huge cash reserves that could be leveraged for social good. But is it their means or ends that we are concerned with, and how can we strike that balance in our own organizations?
This is the Third Edition of our Facebook Guide for Pastors in Transition, and we have a tried-and-true method for pastors changing churches to decide how to deal with online contacts during the move.
Mobile game ‘Flappy Bird’ was removed not because of its success but because we can’t handle it.
One way of learning computer code is to break the code and learn why it is broken. The same technique can be applied to turning our pedestrian theologies into holistic thoughts about God.
I have led social media workshops in the past for churches and I’ve been commissioned to lead a series of them for my new district in the Fall. But I have a problem. One of the requested areas of conversation for one coming up is “social media and worship.” We’ve seen those things before. Parishioners […]
In 2002, I graduated college and worked a temp job for a year. Over that year, I was active discussing religion online. And at some point, I decided to start my own interfaith forum online where people of all faiths and no faith could talk together. It was my first real outreach to persons of […]
Hipster Cred for the West CoastIf you’ve known me, you know I’ve avoided this day for my whole life… poopooed on aficionados… and kept on the bus that I was on since childhood. And today, I went off that bus. Here’s the picture showing that my tech life has changed course: No, not the coffee. […]
Three Options of what to do with online personas and pastoral movesLast year about this time, I wrote “Facebook How-To for Pastors Changing Churches“…and it generated a lot of conversation. Some pastors didn’t want to give up contacts with parishioners, others appreciated a helpful way to slowly detach from parishes without hurt feelings, and some […]