A few months ago I decided to get my Bible reading habit back on track. After some searching, I found the NET Journal Bible and decided to give it a go. Here is a review including a video version with some differences.[Read more…] about NET Journal Bible [Review]
Just over a month ago we started a survey to see how COVID has affected Christians and the role technology has played. How have churches, at least from the perspective of respondents, been affected? We’re naturally curious people and we wondered what sort of trends there might be.
- Has people’s faith been strengthened or weakened?
- What role has technology played in this time?
- What technology have people found the most helpful?
- How have churches leveraged technology during this time?
- What opportunities have been seized or missed?
Nona Jones has written one of the stand out books of the year for churches and non profits. With so many churches and non profits having to rush online, churches are looking to platforms like Facebook to assist them building connections through digital means. The release of Social Media to Social Ministry: A Guide to Digital Discipleship could not have been timed better and the book itself does not disappoint.[Read more…] about Social Media to Social Ministry: A Guide to Digital Discipleship [Review]
We need your help!
This week on the podcast we would love it if you could take a few minutes and take our COVID survey — right here!
If that link isn’t working with your podcast player, here’s a directly URL: https://churchm.ag/covid-survey/
The more the merrier, so please pass this along for your friends, too; we want to hear from everyone.
Now, let’s roll the tape…[Read more…] about ChurchMag COVID Survey [Podcast #312]
TL;DR, we’re doing a ‘COVID faith survey’ on how COVID-19 and the associated events have affected people’s faith and their churches response. We want to see what the overall impact on Christian faith, personal spirituality and church practice has been as well as peak at the long term fruit as well.[Read more…] about Survey: How Has COVID-19 Affected Your Faith & Church?
Was it last week or the week before? It doesn’t matter. I was on a call with some friends and we were praying. We had all been greatly saddened by George Floyd’s death, by some of the activities that then followed and by the people who tried to then take advantage of the situation. We were lamenting, but I don’t think we were doing it particularly well. That changed when my friend Sara started to pray. To lament.[Read more…] about How To: Lament