We have been living with the MethoBlog 4.0 for some time now. That handy blog has serviced us well for almost six years. But, as with anything, the site has become a bit dated and in need of updating. We have done our best, and will continue to do our best, to migrate all the content […]
We have been big fans of Chuck Knows Church. We know and have gotten to work with many of the folks involved in the campy grassroots project. The folks behind the project are some awesome folks and super creative. The premise behind the original show was to get creative & fun in explaining all about the […]
There is a lot of things that I like about “Building Your (Youth) Volunteer Team”, a new release from Mark DeVries & Nate Stratman of Ministry Architects and the folks InterVarsity Press. Mark, as many may know has been around youth ministry for more years than many
Stumbled upon this series of youth ministry lectures at Yale Divinity School today. Some quality youth ministry thinking captured here. NOTE: It isn’t the biggest of deals, but you might want to skip past the introductions, if you’ve ever been to an academic keynote you will know that the proper
Enjoyed this TED Talk by Malcolm Gladwell as he shares his new understanding of the dynamics of David and Goliath meeting together. What does this do to change some of your thoughts about David and Goliath? Do you like Malcolm’s new lesson we can take away from the David &
Ever tried to explain The Trinity? Apparently Saint Patrick had problems with that as well. At least he had problems explaining with some common analogies. Enjoy!
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I’ve been reading this article by a Jewish Rabbi about social media, its impact on youth culture, and what the bible has to teach us about participation in social media.
(I read)”..much of the narrative element of the Tanakh as a series of facebook or twitter posts. Frequently, the biblical narratives come not in long flowing prose but in short burst – often, dare I say of less than 140 characters a passuk. One of the great joys of the brevity of the biblical narrative is that it leaves much room for commentary. We are left to guess at the motivations at the contexts. And we do.”
A couple of things I’ve gleaned from this Rabbi’s thoughts.
Never thought of the bible as a mass of Tweets and Facebook Status Updates strung together, but when you do string that stuff together you can get a glimpse into the …