Posts Tagged ‘church’

20Dec

Will you pray for unity among believers online?

When we join our hands together, the world will see the cross. (Thanks to reader Kimberly McCarthy --@Kmac4him -- for sharing this photo after she read this post.)

My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you.
~ John 17:20-21

by Toni Birdsong
Mother Teresa said if we have no peace it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.

She understood that changing the world—really changing the world—isn’t a solo sport. And so it goes with sharing your faith online.

Getting people to follow you, post on your blog, or give you a few dozen “likes” a day isn’t going to bring the world to repentance; nor will upping your Klout score fling wide the gates of heaven. But what if believers worked together online? What if we were firing on all cylinders instead of just a few?

What if our collective Love made people stop in their digital tracks. And stare. At Him.


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29Apr

Get ready: It’s all about internet evangelism & national prayer in May

Internet Evangelism Day, Internet Evangelism Month, National Day of Prayer, sharing Christ online, Toni Birdsong, outreach Pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message.
~ Colossians 4:3

by Toni Birdsong
Buckle up believers, May promises to be a month of unity, prayer, and power. If depositing God’s unchanging truth into today’s culture is important to you, we urge you to personally get involved with two key movements.

Internet Evangelism Month

“You don’t need to be technical. There are many simple ways to be salt and light in cyberspace,” says Tony Whittaker, Internet Evangelism (IE) Day coordinator.

May 1, Sunday, marks the kick-off of Internet Evangelism Month and May 15 is the official worldwide IE Day. IE Month encourages believers to take the national movement of digital evangelism to their local churches.


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7Apr

8 ways to use your social networks to increase your church’s reach

I tell you the truth, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life. John 5:24

by Tami Heim
Things are cooking: It’s exciting to see more and more churches developing their online presence and making a Kingdom impact in the world. For example, when you look at the ground breaking ministry of LifeChurch.TV and its senior pastor Craig Groeschel, you begin to see what’s possible when a church fuses evangelism and technology. Of course we’re always excited at @stickyJesus when we encounter any church that’s passionate about digital missions.

But what’s happening in your own church? Maybe yours isn’t fully wired and you aren’t sure what you can do. Today we’re going to give you 8 ways God can use you to communicate the life-changing things He is doing in your church.

So let’s roll…


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