The Rev. Morgan Guyton thinks that ex-evangelicals on Twitter need to pull back from so much righteous judgment of prominent figures. Read more


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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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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

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. Read more

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. Read more

Views from a Ridge 11 Comments


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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. Read more

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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. Read 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." Read 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. Read 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. Read more


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. Read more

May 9, 2012 4:32 PM Jeremy Smith

Word Cloud

Illustration by Andrew Conard

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. Read more

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 Read more

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