So while running the risk of alienating many or all of my followers, I have decided that I will do a mass unfollow and then only follow accounts that will be helpful for me to get news, information, and encouragement.
I have been amazingly indecisive about which comment system I use on this blog. I have tried the native Wordpress system, Disqus, Intense Debate, Livefyre and one or two others. Currently, I am back with Disqus.
I recently made the switch from using Bufferapp as my primary mechanism for Tweet buffering. I now use Timely for reasons discuss here.
After about 3 minutes of internet research on the subject, I decided to no longer use the Disqus comment system on this blog. I had no serious problems with Disqus. The service was free and it worked well. Yet, I found some reasons to turn off Disqus and I think they are strong enough to […]
A few days ago I read a story about a man with 100,000 Twitter followers who took his own life. I know nothing about his history or the reasons behind the suicide. But I am struck by sadness that none of the 100,000 “friends” was close enough to prevent this tragedy. I often hear that […]
Gutenberg could not have imagined the speed of communication today. The church has the opportunity to use this speed to proclaim the Gospel.
I’m relatively new to Twitter, but I did just passed a milestone. This morning I sent out my 1,000th Tweet: RT @artiedavis: Giving away 10-Copies! of @scottwilliams new book: Diversity here> http://ow.ly/4LYAI. Just RT this, and leave comment. — Mark McIntyre (@mhmcintyre) May 3, 2011 In the grand scheme of things, this is not a […]
Social media appear to be here to stay. The church has the responsibility to use social media tools to fulfill her mission. This post provides 6 reasons in support of the use of social media.
Twitter, Facebook, blogs and other communication tools enhance the speed of disseminating thoughts and information. The question I ask myself this morning is how do I determine what is worth communicating? Is there a test which determines when the delete key should be used? I believe that Paul gives us such a test in 1 […]
In recent years, the business world has coined the phrase “elevator speech.” Sellers are encouraged to be able to explain their product offering to someone in the elevator in the 20 seconds or so it takes to get to their floor. Most people who have been in the church for a while have been taught […]