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Microsoft, Facebook and Fixing Things That Aren’t Broken

July 16th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Christianity, Church, Technology

We recently upgraded all of our computers to Office 2013. The biggest problem we have run into so far is with Powerpoint. Older versions of Powerpoint had something called “Presenter View” where you could see what slides were coming up, click on any of them and get their quickly. Well, Microsoft just ruined it all. […]

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Technology Allows Multiple Ways of Communicating to the Masses…Does that Do Anything to Us?

January 21st, 2013 · 3 Comments · Blogging

Social media gives us a platform to toss our ideas out into an ocean of data, updates, and information and allow a wide variety of people to receive that information. What effects does that have on us? In just one click you can tweet a few hundred or a few thousand people who follow you. […]

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Seth Godin Nails it On Technology & Communication

January 8th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Communication

I really enjoy reading Seth Godin’s blog. If you don’t read it, you really should go there, read a few posts and consider subscribing via the email box on the left side of his blog. His post Toward resilience in communication (the end of cc) is so good that I want to point you to it and […]

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If We Follow Jesus’ Model We Will Do More Than We Say

October 9th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Bible, Christianity, Gospel of John, Ministry, New Testament, Religion

Talk is a multi-gazillion dollar industry. Facebook, twitter, email, texts, phones, television, movies all have one thing in common…people talking. But catch the very last verse of the Gospel of John, “Jesus did many other things as well. If every one of them were written down, I suppose that even the whole world would not have […]

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6% of Teens Check Email Daily

September 17th, 2012 · 5 Comments · Ministry

I was just talking with our youth minister and he told me that a ridiculously small percent of teens check email on a regular basis. I went to find out what the stat is and according to an article at cnet only 6% of teens check email on a daily basis. The communication tool of […]

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Facebook Breaking Down Real Relationships

December 14th, 2011 · No Comments · Community, Culture

One of Facebook’s main selling points is that it builds closer ties among friends and colleagues. But some who steer clear of the site say it can have the opposite effect of making them feel more, not less, alienated. “I wasn’t calling my friends anymore,” said Ashleigh Elser, 24, who is in graduate school in […]

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The Internet is Showing Us What It Thinks We Need to See…Google & Facebook Algorithms are Biasing our Search Results

December 9th, 2011 · No Comments · Technology

I ran into this concept for the first time a couple of years ago. I did a search for “small group lessons” on google and found my blog had the #1 link. I was stunned that I was first and Willow Creek was #2. But being the skeptical person that I am I did a […]

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25 Things I Hate About Facebook Video

February 27th, 2009 · No Comments · Humor, Thoughts, Videos

We may not all agree on all things theological but here are 25 things many of you will resonate with… (HT: Shane Vander Hart)

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Random Facebook Thoughts

February 17th, 2009 · No Comments · Blogging

It never ceases to amaze me how many friends some people have. I noticed one of my friends today has over 3300 friends. That is mind boggling. I often wonder how some people seem like they spend all day on facebook as evidenced by their constant status updates…”So and so just looked outside…so and so […]

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Facebook – The New Tool for Ministry

September 12th, 2008 · No Comments · Christianity, Church, Ministry, Religion

I have been amazed at how many of our 20s and 30s are on facebook. Seeing this trend I decided that I would see how well this social networking tool could be used to enhance existing ministries. I started a facebook group for our 20s and 30s aptly called Northwest 20s & 30s we got […]

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