I admit to becoming increasingly aware of envy, and it is ugly. And I’ve started to notice a pattern, which you might recognise, and maybe a way through.
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The last year has made me face four specific challenges, which I’ve not found easy. I expect you’ve face them too, and I’d love to hear how you have done.
A pastor wearing the glasses can look at someone, and their name, family members, and small group appears beside them. So what could go wrong?
If Steve Jobs said that personal computers are bicycles for the mind, could they also be bicycles for the soul? For the church?
Where you stand on the tech time-line will position you as a Christian, and as a pastor, and will have an influence on what your church assumes or is surprised about.
Set aside your calmness, your carefully balanced and emotionally clear stance, which you may well have taken to lead a church through chaos. I want you to be honest with God about what’s being going on. And the wise writer of Ecclesiastes would encourage us to leave the balancing calm behind, and head to both ends of the spectrum.
Tech’s leading thinkers weren’t asking, what can we do faster, but what could we do that we could never have imagined?
Global culture has changed, to become a global culture of high-speed change.
As our churches have met online, we think we face two unprecedented challenges: a global pandemic, and a digital revolution. Put it like that, though, and I reckon it’s misleading. To be clear, there is a global pandemic, which is life-threatening and has a widely available vaccine only just on the horizon. And undoubtedly there
Fellowship like this causes headaches and eye strain. It is literally disembodied. The oppose of incarnational. Touch screens are clever, but they don’t enable you to, well, touch.