Reverend Otis invites us to tweet our questions to his congregation

Yesterday I wrote a post about Rev. Otis Moss III from Chicago. He uses twitter during church. Perhaps aptly, he's compared mobile social networking platforms as on-par with the printing press.I thought that Twitter's 140 character constraint would render it an ineffective tool for any congregation. So I tried to boil down the entire Bible into a single tweet. I sent it to Rev. Otis Moss III - @om3 - It went like this:His reply:@RckBeyondBelief actually funny... Just like the a … [Read more...]

Churches embrace smart phones – entire bible in a single tweet

Rev. Otis Moss III, goes by the twitter user name @om3 and has thousands of followers. He encourages them to embrace the next wave of technology, sometimes even during church service.An article in the Chicago Tribune explains the trend."You don't have to fear the technology. We can embrace it," he said. "There was a time in the church when the Gutenberg Bible was introduced. There was a severe concern among ministers who were afraid the printed page would be such a distraction if you put … [Read more...]