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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. Read more

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Perhaps the greatest mistake other than having a Facebook debate is having a religious debate on Facebook, because God and Facebook do not mix, asserts the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant. Read more



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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. Read more

Finance and Administration 5 Comments

A friend's Facebook posts on dealing with his wife's virulent cancer draws some practice advice on how to help those who suffer from the Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt. Read more

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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. Read more

Views from a Ridge 11 Comments

Craig L. Adams examines his use of social media, which some Christians say they're giving up as part of their Lenten observances. Read more

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General Conference Could Be Our 'Facebook'

The Rev. Andy Bryan comments on the aftermath of the 2012 United Methodist General Conference. Read more

May 9, 2012 2:54 PM Andy Bryan 3 Comments