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Month: February 2011

worship review

There’s no objective standard of worship that a service can be measured against. Worship is primarily and ultimately about God – and God is not scoring individual worship services. What may look like an appalling service might touch an individual or a community and transform them surprisingly. etc. And vice versa – what may appear

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Cell Phones In Church

Another good example of a community’s video. This one is made by Michael Cahill. The community is Westminster Presbyterian Church, Burbank. Videos are clearly significant in this community. This video is three years old. It was uploaded to YouTube three weeks ago. It has only had 602 views – that’s less than 30 a day.

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putting worship together just right

A friend showed me this very funny photo (above). Dean Large has followed the instructions to make a model Lightning jet aircraft – to the letter. It looks exactly as it appeared in the instruction sheet. Here steel wire replicate the “this part goes here” lines in the instructions. Sometimes I find liturgy being treated

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A Minyan online

There has been a good discussion on this site about whether or not sacraments can apply in the virtual world. I continue to hold the position of being wary of moving in that direction. There has been quite a bit of news around the new RC confession app (the first app to get a RC

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I AM the movie

“I Am” is a documentary by American comedian, producer, director, and writer, Tom Shadyac (director of Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Liar Liar, and Bruce Almighty). After a 2007 bike accident, Tom became obsessed with giving his wealth away. In this film he interviews top scientists, religious leaders, and philosophers including Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Noam Chomsky,

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