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Real relationships

“Real relationships with others, with all the challenges they entail, now tend to be replaced by a type of internet communication which enables us to choose or eliminate relationships at whim, thus giving rise to a new type of contrived … Continue reading

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REAL

Every few months or so I hear from a colleague, or read in an article, or am challenged by a friend that virtual/digital community isn’t REAL community. You know, Facebook friends aren’t REAL friends. Twitter conversations aren’t REAL dialogs. Instagram … Continue reading

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What does Facebook introduce?

OK. I’ll admit it. I might have a problem. I am in love with Facebook. It started innocently when I created my profile in 2008 when Joe and I were expecting our first child.  It was a fun way to … Continue reading

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Our Common Life: It about Relationships

Earlier this week, I sat in a Starbuck’s coffee shop with a few young adults and a pastor. After spending an hour or so talking, I pulled out my iPad and friended them on Facebook, collected their email addresses and … Continue reading

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Transforming Thoughts: Responding in a Cyber Minute

Church people tend to fall into three general categories when it comes to technology: 1.) They are all for it and use it to relate to youth and young adults; 2.) They think that technology is an outright impediment to … Continue reading

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