Tag Archives: social media

Social Media Is Like Fast Food – Don’t Get Stuck by Yourself in the Drive-Through

[April Fiet’s guest post considers fast food and social media, life and companionship, and finds a way through to spiritual health and being a good neighbor.] In the course of an especially busy week, I have found myself in the … Continue reading

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Letting Words Go Unanswered

On-line discussions can be difficult. Sometimes they are wonderful and worth the effort, and other times they are withering and not worth the time it takes to form the words on the keyboard. Blog comments, Facebook posts, Twitter feeds and … Continue reading

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Type Amen and Share This Post or Else!

So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed. (John 8:36.) This includes the freedom to pass on typing amen and sharing this post. ***

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Disagreeable Social Media – what’s not to love?

Or we can do it this way: If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. (Romans 12:18.) ***

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Social Media Outrage – a short analysis and sound advice

Do not make friends with a hot-tempered person,     do not associate with one easily angered. (Proverbs 2:24.) ***

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How To Win Every Social Media Argument Ever

[A post on internet kindness, updated from the archives.] Some on social media appear to think that any disagreement must be met with repeated efforts to convince the other person they’re wrong. And when I say repeated, I mean re-pea-ted. … Continue reading

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Aunt Tiz and the Lessons about Jesus

[I am pleased to host Jennifer Tidwell (whom you may know on Twitter as Dust Bunny Hostage). Today Jennifer tells the story of her Aunt Tiz, who gave Jennifer a fresh look at what it looks like to grow in … Continue reading

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How to make sure your blog is more social media than anti-social media

[Internet etiquette is always worth talking about, so here’s an archived post on what you can expect here at my place.] In the movie School of Rock, Jack Black plays a rocker in between gigs who cons his way into … Continue reading

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Everyone on the Internet is Real – mistakes, forgiveness and the ministry of encouragement

Welcome to part two of a conversation between Doug Bursch and me on our philosophies of social media and how to have a ministry of encouragement on line. On Monday I hosted the first part where we answered two questions: … Continue reading

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Everyone on the Internet is Real – how to develop a philosophy of social media

One of the best things about the month of March was my phone call with Doug Bursch, who blogs at Fairly Spiritual. He’s a pastor and former radio talk show host with a heart for people whether on line or … Continue reading

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