Friday, March 3, 2017

We Are Called to Be Faithful, Not Successful


WHERE WE STAND
The Local Church Is More Awkward Than Your Facebook Wall
Embrace it anyway.
Richard Clark
Maybe the most prominent and seductive modern-day myth is the assumption that we have an unlimited amount of attention. Technology affords us the opportunity to become involved in multiple communities — based on hobbies, personal struggles, political views, social cause, or stage of life. Twitter hashtags, shareable content, and Facebook groups with a feeling of exclusivity create an illusion of infinite belonging and opportunity for cooperation. continue reading >>


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