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Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Should Churches Keep Streaming Worship?

April 29, 2021

Last year nearly every church went online. Because churches were unable to gather in person, they used Facebook, Zoom, YouTube, and other digital platforms to stream worship. Now that many churches are meeting in person again, some are asking, “Should we keep streaming our worship online?” The short answer is yes! Let me explain why […]

How to Make Facebook Better

July 21, 2020

“Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.” (Philippians 2:3) Americans are growing unhappier each year. Part of the reason for our unhappiness is social media. Many people do not feel better after spending time online. They feel worse, and yet we keep doing it. We refuse […]

Musings

February 14, 2014

Social Media I have read several great posts regarding social media lately. In Seductress or Servant: Managing the Addictive Power of Social Media Dan Bouchelle tells his story regarding the dangers and addictions of social media. In I Tweet, & Apollos Blogs, But God… Michael Whitworth asks us to consider why we are using social […]

Why Facebook is Hurting Christianity

February 4, 2014

I love Facebook. I have been on Facebook for eight years now. I first created an account in 2006, and I have used it for various purposes. It is great for keeping up with friends, whom I never get to see. I interact with people I went to high school with, and I haven’t seen […]

The Importance of Conversations

January 10, 2014

Part of being human is having conversations and part of living in community is conversing with one another. The conversations we have matter. Most of us cannot go a day without having a conversation, but what kind of conversations are we having? What are they about? What is the content of these conversations? We have […]

Musings

August 23, 2013

Anoinette Tuff In a gun culture that is ready and willing to fire at will it was refreshing to find this story of bravery about woman who used words and kindness to stop a gunmen from killing innocent civilians. I am not naive enough to believe words will stop every act of violence, but I […]

Musings

August 2, 2013

After taking the month of July off from Musings it is now back. Here is your weekly dose of links and other things I have found interesting this week. Hauerwas on War and Politics Stanley Hauerwas, one of America’s greatest theologians, is never dull. Some may view his statements as controversial, but Hauerwas is always […]

Resurrected Living iPhone App

April 4, 2013

I am happy to announce that you can now download the new Resurrected Living iPhone app from iTunes. This app will allow you to read all the posts from Resurrected Living without opening Safari. You can also save posts and read them while you are offline. The app features more content than is found on […]

5 Reasons TV is Dead

March 25, 2013

In 1979 The Buggles lamented the death of one era and celebrated the beginning of another with their hit single “Video Killed the Radio Star.” The song contained the lyric “We can’t rewind we’ve gone too far.” Much has changed since the television boom following WWII. We now have computers, tablets, and smartphones. These devices […]

iPod, Youtube, Wii Play

March 22, 2013

Check out my review of iPod, Youtube, Wii Play: Theological Engagements with Entertainment http://erb.kingdomnow.org/d-brent-laytham-ipod-youtube-wiiplay-feature-review/