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"I'm Offended"—Choosing Cultivation Over Ventilation

"I'm Offended"—Choosing Cultivation Over Ventilation

As a side effect of our Western love affair with personal autonomy, American emotions have become increasingly fragile. A few months ago, I heard someone jokingly say, “Good morning, America. What can I be offended about today?” Social media has given every person a public platform. But instead of using our platforms for culture-cultivation, our sin-scarred hearts (Jeremiah 17:9) are naturally inclined to use them for ventilation.

La Historia Se Repite

La Historia Se Repite

Hoy en día, algunos comunicadores cristianos están haciendo un impacto para la gloria de Dios a través de la radio y la televisión. Sin embargo, no fue así al principio. Cuando llegó la radio, algunos líderes cristianos comenzaron a usarla para esparcir el evangelio, pero no sabían cómo manejarla efectivamente. Pagaban caro por un horario de baja sintonía y usaban un formato tipo culto. Como resultado, la audiencia que alcanzaban era de creyentes. O sea que gastaban el dinero predicándole lo mismo a los mismos.

Hospitality in Your Virtual Spaces

Hospitality in Your Virtual Spaces

In the past, we've thought of hospitality as equivalent to entertaining and feeding people in your home. However, the conversation about hospitality is is turning to more about the whole person and the way you act towards others. No place is this more important today than on social media. Wherever we go—physically or virtually—we need to consider our words and our demeanor. Scripture promises the world will know us by our love, but I have wonder if they would recognize us on Twitter.