Cool, but Surreal

I walked into the convention center today and saw this sign sitting at the front of the bookstore next to our book. Very cool, but pretty surreal seeing it next to books by Guy Kawasaki, Tim Ferriss, etc. Especially since I only have a chapter in the book, and...

Social Networking Pet Peeves and Annoyances

I know we all have our pet peeves when it comes to social networking sites and technology, so I thought you would enjoy this article, The Top 10 Social Networking Annoyances. Here are the 10 they talk about: MySpace kitsch The worms crawl in LinkedIn is up tight...

Responses to a Commenter

Ryan at Tilling the Soil asked me a couple of good questions related to my post below, so I want to give them proper attention in a post, and not just leave a comment for him. I had the chance to talk with Ryan by phone last week and I enjoyed our conversation, and...

Collaborative Resources

I think most of you know by now, I have become a huge fan of the New Media and Web 2.0. But there is one aspect of it that I am most excited about: collaboration. With immediate access to amazing and simple tools we are able to collaborate more rapidly and effectively...

Facebook

Just posted at Leadership Network on the new and free e-book, Facebook for Pastors. Please check it out!

This Isn’t Your Parent’s Prayer Chain

I’ve witnessed some amazing examples of how social networking is being used to connect people in prayer. Matt Singley has a great post with just one example happening in our church on Facebook. So check that out. Here is what is happening. A young woman in our...

New Facebook for Pastors e-book (and it’s free)

It seems like Facebook has just really exploded over the last couple of months. When I got on Facebook a couple of years ago it was basically my college students who I was friends with. Which makes sense since it began as a college social network. But recently I have...

Twitter Love

In my continued display of Twitter love, and in an attempt to understand its phenomenon more, here is a great article to read. Twitter at SWSX and Power to the People And now one story of my Twitter and how it has worked in some effective ways in ministry. Last week I...

Collective Muse: College Ministry Social Network

I’ve been dreaming and thinking a lot about the desire for, and the need to connect those involved in college ministry (i.e. pastors, directors, volunteers, etc.). There are lots of college ministries, and yet there is a certain disconnect among this age and...