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Extremism Fight Extends to Facebook

Check out this story from this week’s edition of Ministry Briefing! Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg announced that Facebook will be partnering with the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation, the Institute for Strategic Dialogue and the Amadeu Antonio Foundation in order to fight extremism online. While Facebook has been used for activists to rally 

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Let’s Make 2016 the Year the Church Becomes Original

The Associated Press ran a story  once about how “Christian products”  and spoofing commercial brands and logos. You’ve seen them – the cheesy Christian t-shirts that someone, somewhere thought was creative or witty. The article shares some good (bad) examples: The Facebook spoof t-shirt: “Jesus Christ wants to be your friend” The Abercrombie & Fitch 

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Pastors: How much (confidential) information do you share with your spouse?

How much ‘confidential’ church information do you share with you spouse? You know… board meeting stuff… who says what… who you’re counseling and what the issues are. Do you share stuff like that with your wife or not? It seems that most of the time, there are two different types of people… those that share 

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Ken Ham and Pat Robertson fight over creation

I’m thinking we could settle this with an old-fashioned duel. Last man standing wins. Pat Robertson has been accused by evangelical Christian and creationism proponent Ken Ham of “destructive teaching,” after the televangelist stated that the existence of dinosaurs is evidence that Young Earth Creationists are wrong about the planet being 6,000 years old. Christian 

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Facebook and church discipline

Facebook provides an interesting look for pastors into the lives of their congregation. Sometimes very interesting. But should information gleaned from Facebook or social media be used by pastors as spiritual tools, or even reason for church discipline? Father Gary LaMoine of Assumption Church in Barnesville, MN says a post from a 17-year-old parishioner Lennon 

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The Devil

I wonder if this is true. I do think the devil loves the perpetual “forward this if you…” stuff on Facebook.  Never attached that to the power of his pitchfork though.  Could be: Tweet Share Share3 Pin +1 Reddit StumbleTotal Shares 3

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