Article in @christiantoday on Community in a Digital Age

Had a good email conversation with Quentin the other week, and here's some of the results: In days gone by, connecting on a large scale meant Christians having to meet in person, in conference centres or church halls. Now, Christians anywhere and everywhere can connect with each other online every day. A virtual community has built up around the Bible thanks to The Big Bible Project, which currently has 60 active contributors and has around…

Forethought for Tuesday in Holy Week #EasterLive

Thought 1: What to talk about today? So, it's Tuesday, what does that mean? Not knowing the Easter timeline all that well, I was very pleased to spot this Holy Week Timeline via someone's Twitter account, and blogged about it earlier today on BigBible. According to the timeline above, we're onto the withered fig tree, but EasterLive gives us a clear outline for the stories that we are looking at. Thought 2: Tom Wright: The…

6 thoughts for Palm Sunday #EasterLive

Have you heard of EasterLive yet? If not, check it out, and see the stories that people are posting on the #EasterLive hashtag on Twitter (if you're not sure how to use Twitter, there's a great guide here), and last year's story is being retold on Facebook. It's Passover week in 1st Century Jerusalem. A bustling throng of Jewish pilgrims have gathered in the city. But this year a preacher/carpenter from Nazareth is set to…

Twitter? That’s just like Facebook statuses without the extra stuff, right?

Well, Twitter and Facebook may both be social networking sites, but they are quite different. Facebook is officially a ‘private’ space, where you interact with people that you already know, whereas Twitter is a public space, giving lots of opportunities to meet new people. If you have a smartphone, it’s even easier to use Twitter! What is Twitter? Whilst Facebook has been around since 2004, Twitter.com first came on the scene in 2006. It’s a…