Posts Tagged ‘ facebook ’

I am a new creation, but the old isn’t gone…

The other day, I decided to go ahead and take the dive into facebook timeline, since it was inevitably coming anyway.  I had been dodging the switch because I was dreading going through all the past posts and deleting the things from my past that I didn’t want to be associated with anymore.  After all, I am a new creation, but for facebook, the old is certainly not gone.

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Backyard Theologians

Don’t you thoroughly despise having someone’s personal theology crammed down your throat?  No matter how hard they’re trying to evangelize, don’t the so called “Bible thumpers” end up turning you off from hearing what they have to say, more specifically, from hearing the Gospel message?  I’ve noticed as I search for Christian blogs to read, that I enjoy “slice of life…with a Christian slant”, but what I usually end up with is a backyard theologian.  Writing in this manner is a mistake that comes from the zeal of a new Christian, or the pride of an old and pompous one, and it’s something that I, as I am well aware, am guilty of myself.  Sadly, arrogant Christian rants turn more people away from the Gospel than they ever draw to it; the condescending tones divide rather than invite.

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I’m not addicted…I’m microblogging.

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In a world obsessed with the internet, demoralized by Facebook, and constantly connected via smart phones, where do you differentiate sharing relevant information in a useful way from overexhausting social networking at the expense of actual human interaction?
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Facebook Surviver

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You are, no doubt, familiar with Facebook, and you probably recall watching an episode or two of Survivor.  Ever wonder what would happen if you combined the two?
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Hosting fees? We don’t need no stinkin’ hosting fees!

Do you run a website or blog?  If so, what do you pay for hosting?  Now I’m sure what your paying now is much, much less than what you would have paid five years ago and you have many more options and features at your disposal, but is it worth it?  Hosting providers can offer an awful lot these days for fairly low cost…could it possibly be that, with social networking and free blogging sites, paying for hosting has become obsolete?  I think so.

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