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Mirror, mirror

They say that one of the dangers of social media, is that you only see other people’s edited highlights: the perfect holiday sunset, the perfect romantic meal.  484 more words

Church

Discussion: Technology Has Empowered Pastors To Minister More Effectively

It’s been nearly four years since former Newsweek religion editor Lisa Miller warned that advances in technology could demolish the 2000-year-old Christian Church. The advent of Bible apps for tablets and smartphones, Miller argued, amounted to a “new crisis for organized religion” whereby “believers can bypass constraining religious structures – otherwise known as “church” – in favor of a more individual connection with God.” 181 more words

Discussion

Discussion: Technology Has Empowered Pastors To Minister More Effectively

It’s been nearly four years since former Newsweek religion editor Lisa Miller warned that advances in technology could demolish the 2000-year-old Christian Church. The advent of Bible apps for tablets and smartphones, Miller argued, amounted to a “new crisis for organized religion” whereby “believers can bypass constraining religious structures – otherwise known as “church” – in favor of a more individual connection with God.” 181 more words

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Step on you class

Some people take Step Class. Others Step On Others Class.

They adhere to the idea, that to get to the top, they must climb upon others. 98 more words

Faith

Gods answers are not what I would imagine

When a person asks for an answer in the church, many times the Holy Spirit says, “Let’s wait until the next class.” Let’s wait for God to answer that question in an upcoming class. 207 more words

Notes

Yes, we have no bananas

Nobody’s perfect. That includes ministers of the local ecclesial communities and Catholic parishes. Some folks would have us believe that it is intolerable for any cleric ever to sin, and that those ministers who habitually do wrong prove that Christianity (or at least “institutional religions”) are false or fraudulent. 220 more words

Apologetics

The Parker J Cole Show -- Double Agents in the Pews

We see it in spy movies all the time — the gut-wrenching twist when the best friend, close relative or family member turns out to be the double agent the hero was looking for. 271 more words

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