Social media was abuzz recently, when two gospel artists were engaged in an online controversy. Online disputes occur more frequently in our tech savvy world, not just in the gospel arena.Â However, the Scriptures are specific on how to handle â€œbeef.â€Â Matthew 18:15-17 says,Â â€œIf your brother sins against you go and confront him while the two […]
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In the Web Wise column ofÂ Gospel Today’s November/December 2012 issue, guest columnist Jason Caston wrote about the shifting trend of social media from a text-based medium to that of one driven by visual imagery– namely, photos and videos. And with that, he issued an excellent challenge to consider how we, as Christians, might use social […]
In our September/October 2012 issue, guest columnist Jason Caston shared some great thoughts on how to use the internet to make an impact in our Web Wise column. He also shared some interesting ways that social media is reshaping our lives, from obtaining breaking news to sharing our views in a split second. Grab a […]
In the July/August 2012 issue of Gospel Today, Toni Birdsong of @StickyJesus offered a great list of heart-checks for each of us to walk through before logging on. The whole point was to check our hearts, our motives and our actions, realizing the power that the internet has. [table id=30 /] One great way to […]
In our May/June 2012 issue, we were glad to feature a guest Technology column from Curtis Zackery, a teaching pastor at Living Hope Neighborhood Church (Richmond, CA). Curtis is passionate about communicating the truth of the Gospel through creative means, so he has lots to share on the role of technology in the lives of […]
Hear Will Lucas, creator of the APP, thankyouaga.in talk about the vision behind this powerful new social media tool designed to “share the good.” To download the APP, search “thankyouaga.in” on your iOS or Android device. [table id=6 /]
The theme for Gospel Today’s March/April 2012 issue is COMMUNITY. If you’ve read it (and we hope you have!), you’ll see that we defined the term very broadly– reaching from one end of the Earth to the other– a global community. [table id=6 /] In the issue’s People Talk section, we highlighted several global conflicts […]
Gospel Today Publisher, Roland Hairston chats with Author, Tami Heim about her new book, "@stickyJesus" and what means to be a digital disciple.
This provocative video illustrates how fast technology is changing the way we interact with information and with one another. In the January/February 2012 issue, Tami Heim talks about how to be a faithful Digital Disciple! Please share how you or your church is leveraging technology to advance the Gospel! Your comments may be included in […]
Thousands have convened in St. Louis, MO over the past 10 days for the Church of God in Christ 104th Convocation but due to the wonders of technology, millions more have the potential to see what’s happening via the website: www.cogicislive.com Complete with Video on Demand, Social Media plug-ins and shopping utilities, the “Grand Ol’ […]
Incensed by what she calls a lack ofÂ reverence, Cynthia Stargell, a minister of music and entrepreneur has launched “a clarion call to stop texting and tweeting during worship services.” Billed as “Respect for the House of God,” Stargell and a band of 46 Facebook friends started there crusade on October 1-2, 2011. The next two […]
As the curtain closes on 2011, Gospel Today is pausing to recap some of the stories that have made headlines for an upcoming editorial. Please weigh in: Which stories from 2011 impacted you most? How will you remember 2011? What have you learned personally during this year? How have you changed for the better?
Religious Leaders Tweet in Protest to Troy Davis Execution What was your reaction to the Troy Davis execution? Were you outraged because you believe Troy Davis was innocent or was this a referendum on capital punishment? Did Christian leaders get more involved than they should have on this issue?
Facebook Fan Page at www.facebook.com/DrJuanitaBynum shows unintelligible strings of letters that some say look like tongues. What is it?
If your church isn't on Internet...Here are some ideas to get you going; if you're already there...here are tips to go further! From Ministry Marketing Expert...Pam Perry