It wasn’t Professor Plum in the Library with the Candlestick. So what killed Twitter? Source: Why Twitter’s Dying (And What You Can Learn From It) — Bad Words — Medium A very insightful peaces on the loss of civility, that social media has produces a more abusive and less free society. The broader implications are […]
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Source: 3 Reasons Contemporary Worship IS Declining, and 5 Things We Can Do to Help the Church Move On Its interesting how the above 50 crowd still thinks “contemporary” worship is where it at to attract “young people.” Mainline congregations are aging and yet in their tradition, they have one of the things that Millennials […]
I am seeing more congregations move to the singular worship style approach. Source: Six Reasons Some Churches Are Moving Back to One Worship Style Thom Rainer is another writer I enjoy. Theologically a little different as a Southern Baptist but he is a keen observer of church culture and trends. This move back to one […]
Posted in American Culture, Face Palm - When Failure Happens, Generations - Guttenbergers vs. Googlers, Leadership Resources, Pastor Stuff, Postmodern Perspectives, The Organized Church on Aug 15th, 2015
Source: On Being an iPhone Pastor for a Typewriter Church | The Millennial Pastor This is yet another great blog post from The Millennial Pastor that gives a great insight into the great generational divide in the Church. While he looks at it from the Millennial/Boomer divide, its also true for many of us GenXers. […]
Source: Ten Highly Effective Strategies for Crushing your Pastor’s Morale | When I Survey . . . So why does satire work? Because it is always based in a kernal of truth we don’t want to face. Pastors, enjoy this one.
Posted in Face Palm - When Failure Happens, Generations - Guttenbergers vs. Googlers, Leadership Resources, Pastor Stuff, Postmodern Perspectives, The Organized Church, Uncategorized on Jun 16th, 2015
Source: The church is not dying. It’s failing. There’s a difference. | Portfolio of Maggie Nancarrow The conversation of the decline and future of the North American Church continues
Source: Christian: Are You Ready For Exile Stage Two? | Stephen McAlpine One of the most challenging articles on the future of the church that I have read in a long time.
Are Christians Scheming Swindlers? – Bible Study and the Christian Life. Another fascinating article that I want to come back to and say more. However, this Kierkegaard quote sums it up. Søren Kierkegaard, the nineteenth-century Danish philosopher, commented on this disconnect between belief and practice, “The matter is quite simple. The bible is very easy […]
When Churches Want a Pastor Who Can “Bring In Young Families” . . . | achurchforstarvingartists. For those who still follow Wired Jesus, recent months have involved several hacks of the site since “the big one” of a year ago. I’m planning on a relaunch in May/June of Wired Jesus 2.0, complete with podcast and […]
The Church’s Frightful Kodak Moment | Holy Soup. Today Sunday worship was cancelled because of a snow storm and my wife got the idea that some house cleaning would be in order. In cleaning out a drawer, I found this – a roll of Kodak film. I don’t own a film camera anymore, haven’t for […]