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Digital alters everything, everywhere, for everyone
"My two-year-old is teaching my one-year-old to use the iPad," a Christian writer tweeted recently. As these two young 'digital natives' grow up, they will barely distinguish between online and offline, face-to-face or virtual. They will be unaware of that strange world just 20 years ago, which was almost untouched by digital media. They may never see, except in a museum, such ancient artifacts as typewriters, rotary-dial phones, or film cameras. Their use of digital will be totally instinctual, a seamless extension of minds and fingers. As the years pass, they will effortlessly handle digital tools and platforms yet to be invented. Digital has transformed our societies faster than any previous media revolution. And it is transforming evangelism and discipleship too. Read more...
More Of Us Than Ever - #6554
Exponential growth of souls on this planet is not just some fleeting headline; it is a mandate for the people of God. All of us, each of us, to pray differently, give differently, even plan our future differently. We certainly cannot explain to God "business as usual" because God so loved the world.
Rebel With the Cause - #6528
Before the wake-up call reaches our young people, we have to wake up first. To how we've failed to challenge them, to believe in them, to show them what God sees when He looks at them, as leaders who can be examples of the believer.
Christmas Far From Home - #6510
Wherever you are this Christmas, your heart can finally be home, because you finally belong to Jesus. See, He left home so you could find home.
The Doomsday Buzz - #6462
Prophecies paint a picture that increasingly seem very much like our world today. He said, "You must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you do not expect Him" (Matthew 24:44). He said He would rise from the dead after three days. That's exactly what He did. He said He would return to this earth as its Judge and its King, and that's exactly what He will do.
God's stunning world, as timelapse film
Exciting timelapse from Dustin Farrell. Make sure you watch it in full screen (that's the 4-arrows icon bottom-right of the YouTube player). The bigger your monitor, the better.
The Illusion of Winning - #6434
Am I, as one follower of Christ, sitting back and enjoying all of Zion's goodies and feeling like I'm doing something? Or am I daily entering into the battle for the lives of the people around me? Listen, we will celebrate when we get to heaven. That will be enough time. Right now it's time to reach the lost through every possible means while there's still time.
'Did you know' video clip of digital communication trends
'Did You Know' videos have been a challenging overview of the effects and challenges of digital communication for several years. You can download this latest video for seminars and meetings.
The Ultimate Royal Spectacle - #6406
Jesus is coming back to His world. He's coming unannounced, He's coming uninvited. But today the King wants to come into any heart that will welcome Him and enthrone Him. See, today the question is, "What will I do with Jesus?" Then the question will be, "What will Jesus do with me?"
Not In Charge After All - #6395
Times like these are wakeup calls, and we ought to pick up the phone. It might be God on the other end reminding us that He's God and we're not.