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5 Social Media Myths in the Church

5 Social Media Myths in the Church

Church planters and pastors have finally come around to the concept that there may be a place for social media in their ministry. But I still find that there remain a lot of myths about what social media can do for the ministry. Here are 5 social media myths we encounter in the order that […] »

Drinking, Dancing & Methodist Preachers in the Second Great Awakening

Drinking, Dancing & Methodist Preachers in the Second Great Awakening

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Who Would Jesus Execute

It was with sadness, but not surprise, that I read about the decision to execute Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. As I read the formal statements of law enforcement and other officials, my sadness turned to despair. “We know all too well that no verdict can heal the souls of those who lost loved ones, nor the minds and […] The post Who Would Jesus Execute appeared first... »

Pope sends telegram to Methodist

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has sent a message to the Methodist and Waldensian (Valdese) churches on occasion of their 24-29 August Synod in Torre Pellice, Turin, Italy. The telegram, signed by Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin on behalf of the Holy Father, offers the Pope’s “fraternal” welcome and assures participants of his spiritual closeness as they undertake their discussion... »