The US Supreme Court’s decision to legalize gay marriage nationwide triggered mixed responses from Christian Communities across the country. When I read the various responses on web I thought, “What will I do if this happened in my country?” Given below are 5 thoughts.
There are two things in this world that young people are most attracted to. Sex and technology. Both are good but dangerous if handled unwisely. Aaron Swartz was fascinated by the latter. Unfortunately, his fascinations didn’t have limits.
Now Please take note that I don’t intend to judge Aaron in writing this article.I rather want to emphasize the fact that there are many brilliant minded people like Swartz who need to be taught to use their skills wisely, which is something only the Church is capable of doing. A good point to start with would be to identify and create an awareness of the 3 major mistakes Swartz made.
If someone doesn’t have a Facebook account these days, it’s kind of a big deal. I can’t remember what I did before Facebook. It’s almost a necessity these days. A lot of people would disagree with that statement but it’s all about how you see it. I keep in contact with friends all around the world.
Preaching to children is a much challenging task than preaching to the everyday adult which is why every Children’s Church Pastor will be happy to know about Sermons4Kids. Sermons are organized by different categories such as Old Testament sermons, New Testament sermons, Sermons for Holidays and special occasions etc. Each sermon comes with many extras such as Coloring pages, Group Activities and Puzzles to help children to apply the truth. All the sermons are available in both English and Spanish. A free subscription is available if you are interested. They even have an app for iOS and Android driven devices.
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If you have followed this blog closely you may remember my how to article on setting up a Church blog with WordPress. You can read it here if you missed it. In it I also discussed about choosing a Web Host in brief. Although Hosting costs have decreased very much over time some churches will find it difficult to invest on web hosting. (especially if you are talking about a fresh church plant) Gladly while doing research for this post I came across two companies that offer to host church websites for free, (well, I found more but the ones mentioned here looked worth an introduction)
In year 1997 when I was introduced to blogging through a tech column it sounded like a useless idea, which I quickly and impatiently dismissed thinking ‘who wants to maintain an online journal?’ For me the concept was far less than practical.
3 years later I felt God’s calling in my life. I Left home to enroll in Bible college and graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Theology in the year 2006. I was very passionate about sharing God’s word with masses and had a lot to share. But the entire year went by without a single opportunity to preach.