Christianity Today has published an interesting article by Chad Hall discussing online churches. Much of the article covers issues we discussed last month in our 9 part series on the challenges and opportunities of online churches.
But there were a couple of things that stood out to me.
In Church of Facebook: How the Hyperconnected Are Redefining Community, Jesse Rice writes about the need for community, which is deeply engrained in all of us. He explains how Facebook has exploded in popularity by tapping into our desires for connectedness and a place to call home. And he takes a look at some of the ways social networking is impacting individuals and communities.
Here are some of the nuggets of wisdom contained in the book.
If you’re serious about your website, now is a great time to take a look at what’s happened with your website over the last year. It can give you perspective on how much (or little) you’ve accomplished, how much (or little) things went according to plan, and much more. That perspective is invaluable for setting goals for next year.