Learning to speak

By Amey Victoria Adkins Writer, photographer, Baptist minister FacebookTwitterEmailPrint The heart of Christian community is connecting, confessing and witnessing together the work of God. It doesn’t matter whether you do it live or on Twitter, writes Amey Victoria Adkins. Monday, November 9, 2009 My 79-year-old grandmother wants a Facebook page. Though she needs a cheat … Continue reading “Learning to speak”

Heidi Campbell: The Internet challenges and empowers religious institutions

Bigstock / Pure Solutions FacebookTwitterEmailPrint The digital culture isn’t changing religion as much as it is reflecting offline shifts in Christian life, says a scholar of religion and media at Texas A&M University. Monday, November 18, 2013 People today — especially young people — belong to fluid networks that are not limited by traditional religious … Continue reading “Heidi Campbell: The Internet challenges and empowers religious institutions”

Deanna Thompson: I thought digital presence was a poor substitute for embodied presence. Then I got cancer.

Composite illustration by Jessamyn Rubio / BigStock / Unsplash By Deanna Thompson Professor of religion, Hamline University FacebookTwitterEmailPrint   Her experience with serious illness convinced a theologian that the virtual body of Christ can make a real difference in a hurting world. Tuesday, July 12, 2016   I admit it. I used to be one of … Continue reading “Deanna Thompson: I thought digital presence was a poor substitute for embodied presence. Then I got cancer.”