Monthly Archives: June 2011

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Be still and NO post

I’m home from Luther Seminary and tomorrow I’m headed to Jackson Michigan to join our church youth and 400 other youth and adults at a Group workcamp. We’ll be helping to rebuild a neighborhood. So after all this blogging about … Continue reading

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Community on the Net

So, as most of you know I am a Distributed Learning (DL) student at Luther Seminary working toward my Master of Divinity degree. This new way of seminary learning has many asking its validity when it comes to building community … Continue reading

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Worship on the Internet

The following was passed on to me by a fellow seminarian. Whether you adhere to its stance on violence and war or not, I found it a compelling example of the church’s engagement in the world using the medium of … Continue reading

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And the Survey Says!?!

PewInternet.org just released a new study on “Social Networking Sites (SNS) and our lives.”  Asking questions of whether or not these technologies isolate people and truncate their relationships, the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project investigated online connections … Continue reading

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Religion, Sacred Space, Church on the Internet?

I’ve been pondering the role our faith plays in the world of social media.  Many have agreed with each other in these blogs that the internet is indeed a valid and necessary place to connect with others and share our … Continue reading

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Sacred Spaces on the Internet?

In today’s Religion: Belief Blog on CNN.com I read an article written by a mom who spoke about the inclusion of a table blessing at the meals of her three year old daughter. Taught this blessing at preschool by her … Continue reading

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Virtual Susan Komen Race for the Cure

So today @ 7:30am was the Susan Komen Race for the Cure in St. Louis. Members of my family run this race every year as they did this year again. I have walked it a number of times so naturally … Continue reading

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Where in the Social Media World is God?

If God was Waldo and the world was Social Media, where in the social media is God?  Did you know that there are over 200 Social Networking sites listed on wikipedia as viable sites dating back to 1995 with the … Continue reading

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Digital vs. Church Contest

God’s a BIG God. So “let’s not limit our God,” I hear e-folk almost lament in this digital vs. church contest. God crossed radical boundaries when God sent God’s son, Jesus, who himself crossed all kinds of boundaries in order … Continue reading

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Be Still and Read!

I’ve just spent the past 48 hours (since the creation of this blog!) learning the ins and outs of blogging, updating my face book page (actually responding to messages and friend requests after 6 months!), adding links to face book, … Continue reading