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 […]
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.
Source: Five Kids Is A Lot Of Kids » 3 Reasons I Quit Loving the Sinner and Hating the Sin Me too. Its a horrible saying, its not in the Bible, and it allows for all kinds of self-righteous smugness that is contrary to how Jesus lived. My little rant being said, this is a […]
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
Posted in American Culture, Church Marketing, Face Palm - When Failure Happens, Fundamentalism - Preserving 19th Century America For the Future, Generations - Guttenbergers vs. Googlers, Non-Denominational, Postmodern Perspectives, Worship on Aug 24th, 2014
Church, Here’s Why People Are Leaving You. Part 2 | john pavlovitz. And here we go. We’re so weary of feeling like nothing more than a religious agenda; an argument to win, a point to make, a cause to defend, a soul to save. We want to be more than a notch on your Salvation […]
Posted in American Culture, Church Marketing, Face Palm - When Failure Happens, Fundamentalism - Preserving 19th Century America For the Future, Postmodern Perspectives, Will the Real God Please Stand Up? on Aug 24th, 2014
Church, Here’s Why People Are Leaving You. Part 1 | john pavlovitz. We’re the ones walking away. We want to matter to you. We want you to hear us before you debate us. Show us that your love and your God are real. Church, give us a reason to stay. Fascinating. I’m watching for part […]
Posted in American Culture, Culture Wars, Face Palm - When Failure Happens, Fundamentalism - Preserving 19th Century America For the Future, Generations - Guttenbergers vs. Googlers, Homosexuality, Postmodern Perspectives, Sexuality on Apr 1st, 2014
How evangelicals won a culture war and lost a generation – CNN Belief Blog – CNN.com Blogs. Its remarkable to watch, the implosion and rejection of Boomer Evangelicalism by Millennials. I really need to get my butt in gear after a one year WJP hiatus because this is incredibly significant what Rachel is pointing out […]
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 […]