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When it comes to social media, Twitter's speed and brevity are more disruptive to church attendance than the slower pace of Facebook, responds The Thoughtful Pastor. more

Oct 11, 2017 9:38 AM Christy Thomas

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More United Methodists rebuked than rejoiced in responses to the Judicial Council decision that has ruled the Western Jurisdiction's consecration of Bishop Karen Oliveto to have violated church law. more

Apr 29, 2017 11:27 AM Finance and Administration 5 Comments

7 Habits

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Fasten your safety belts -- it's going to be a bumpy ride through the social media habits that the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant finds annoying. more

Sep 25, 2015 10:19 AM Perspectives 1 Comments

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A social media exchange between UM Insight and a previous contributor of conservative stance leads coordinator Cynthia B. Astle to ask for reader feedback. more

Sep 18, 2015 12:12 PM Views from a Ridge 11 Comments

Shame

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The speed of social media makes it difficult to take back sharp or shameful words, and leaves no room for grace, writes the Rev. Jeremy Smith. more

Aug 20, 2015 12:02 PM Jeremy Smith 1 Comments

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Methodism’s Secret Crush on Mark Driscoll

The Rev. Morgan Guyton pulls back the curtain on why many United Methodist leaders seem to have a not-so-secret passions for Mark Driscoll and other controversial non-denominational megachurch pastors. more

Jan 24, 2013 4:40 PM Morgan Guyton

Staying 'On Message' for Jesus

The Rev. Morgan Guyton's United Methodist congregation is sponsoring an unusual campaign this fall called "Jesus Is My Candidate - I Vote for Him Every Day." more

Sep 18, 2012 4:23 PM Morgan Guyton

Why We Need to Build This Meme: #JesusIsMyCandidate

A catchy sermon series has turned into a Twitter "meme" as the Rev. Morgan Guyton and Burke UMC in Virginia sponsor nightly "cyber-prayer" circles around #JesusIsMyCandidate. more

Sep 18, 2012 4:21 PM Morgan Guyton

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The Rev. Shannon Karafanda, youth pastor at Hopewell United Methodist Church in North Georgia, offers suggestions on how to present the next General Conference better over the Internet. more

May 29, 2012 5:50 PM Perspectives

Tweet That iPad

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Join the Conversation at DreamUMC

The Rev. Jeremy Smith offers technical directions for the technically challenged to join the new Twitter conversation about The United Methodist Church's future. more

May 9, 2012 4:32 PM Jeremy Smith

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Andrew Conard, web minister for the Church of the Resurrection in Kansas City, has collected tweets from the opening days of General Conference to analyze the content of the Twitter conference #gc2012. more

Apr 26, 2012 8:18 AM Views from a Ridge

Honoring Methodist Conference 21st Century Style

Ben Gosden illuminates how social networking can benefit the concept of holy conferencing at the 2012 General Conference more

Jan 30, 2012 12:26 PM Ben Gosden 3 Comments