Results tagged “Social Media” from Reformation21 Blog

Let's Make Wisdom Great Again

Article by   January 2019
Fake news. Social media outrage. Political polarization. Ideological bullying. These are just a few of the centralizing characteristics of our current social climate in the US. It should not surprise us, then, that our collective cultural head is spinning... continue

Media Motives Matter

Article by   November 2018
In this social media age, the Christian would do well to remember Christ's warning, "Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you have no reward from your Father who... continue

Closing the Facebook

Article by   October 2018
It's been two weeks since I deleted my Facebook account. I do not see myself going back. The reasons for leaving have nothing to do with cybersecurity or privacy - they have to do with what Facebook is doing... continue

A Pastoral Letter to Myself (In the Case that I Fall)

Article by   March 2017
Dear Self, You're much weaker than you think. Remember that Scripture says, "Let anyone who thinks that he stands take heed lest he fall" (1 Corinthians 10:12). It's easy to look at men who have fallen in ministry with... continue

A Just Silence

Article by   February 2017
We've all felt the pressure to speak out about things that we know little to nothing about. The increasingly prevalent sentiment is that if Christians-and especially Christian leaders-don't speak up on the hot button issues of the day, then they... continue

Laying R.I.P. to Rest

Article by   October 2016
I have great admiration for non-Christians who have contributed to the improvement of society through their inventions, production, leadership, literature and art. My wife and I were recently reflecting on the remarkable ways in which Steve Jobs' labors helped... continue

The Trinitarian Debate: Some Reflections and Cautions

Article by   June 2016
First a confession, I rarely read blogs--especially Christian ones. My reason is simple; blogs are no kind of forum for engaging in thoughtful, reflective, analytical and measured theological discourse. No doubt some do it wisely, even brilliantly; most do it... continue

A web of wisdom

Article by   March 2013
For anyone who may be interested, here's the complete picture:Introduction.Principles 1 and 2.1. Know and watch and guard your heart, cultivating the fear of the Lord.2. Seek wisdom.Principle 3.3. Remember the power of words.Principles 4, 5 and 6.4. Consider your... continue

A web of wisdom: social media to the glory of God #6

Article by   March 2013
Having trawled through the following . . .Introduction.Principles 1 and 2.Principle 3.Principles 4, 5 and 6.Principles 7 and 8.. . . we come to the end:9. Train and restrain your appetites.He who earnestly seeks good finds favour, but trouble will... continue

A web of wisdom: social media to the glory of God #5

Article by   March 2013
What's a Time Lord to do? He dabbles a little in the 17th century and the shadowy fiend known mainly as the Pope of Ealing throws twitterbombs in his direction. He dips an intergalactic toe in the murky waters of... continue

A web of wisdom: social media to the glory of God #4

Article by   March 2013
We're making progress, and I will bundle all these links in due course, but for now we have had . . .Introduction.Principles 1 and 2.Principle 3.Here are principles 4, 5 and 6.4. Consider your testimony and character (digital footprint).The fruit... continue

A web of wisdom: social media to the glory of God #3

Article by   March 2013
So far, the introduction and the first two principles. Today, the most developed of the principles, concerning the power of words. While the applications are specific to social media, I hope that the principles are transferable to any communication.3. Remember... continue

A web of wisdom: social media to the glory of God #2

Article by   March 2013
Following on from part one, in which I suggested that, as with so much else, we should ask the question, "How may I use social media to the glory of God?" Here are the first two principles:1. Know and watch... continue

A web of wisdom: social media to the glory of God #1

Article by   March 2013
Social media is perhaps the most common or popular expression of what is sometimes called Web 2.0. Web 1.0, for those who may be wondering, consisted mainly of static pages containing fixed data. Web 2.0 is the more dynamic, interactive... continue
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