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The #gc2012 Twitter Word Cloud Project

The #GC2012 Twitter Word Cloud Project Twitter was a powerful tool of engagement during General Conference 2012. I thought it would be fascinating to archive and analyze the updates tagged with #gc2012. On Tuesday morning, I set up an Archive of the #gc2012 hashtag through a HootSuite Pro account. Every day I downloaded the data […]

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The Power of Community Online

Last week, I posted the following update on Twitter: is having difficulty focusing today. Hmm… Within a couple hours, I received an email of a prayer of encouragement from someone that worships online. It was a great encouragement and reminded me of the power of community online.

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Lutherans and the UMC – Gay Clergy and Full Communion

I just read the following article: Lutherans to Allow Sexually Active Gays as Clergy. In addition, the ELCA Adopts Full Communion Agreement with the United Methodist Church. I am not sure how these are going to co-exist. According to the above article, “Full communion makes possible a variety of joint ministries, sharing of resources and […]



After a conversation with my friend Ben, I decided to give Twitter a try. You can follow me on Twitter here. The big draw for me right now is the instant status update on Facebook – something that I like to do in that network and appreciate the dual posting capability. What do you think […]


iPhone in the Future: Update

You may know of my interest in purchasing an iPhone. In my previous post, I wrote that my contact with Sprint was up in April. Turns out that this was hearsay and innuendo. I called Sprint and my contract ends in December 2008. Arrgh… Time to reframe my expectations and hopes…