A Blog Is a “Massive Open Online Seminar”

From a compelling article in the Chronicle of Higher Education: Mr. DeMillo: The blog is essentially an expression of a master teacher’s understanding of a field to people that want to learn about it. We think that there are some very simple layers that can be built under the existing blogging format that can essentially turn [Read More...]

Must-Attend: Band of Bloggers 2009

The new Band of Bloggers website is up and ready for consumption: “This year, we are excited to announce that Band of Bloggers is partnering with The Gospel Coalition Conference to host the 3rd Band of Bloggers Fellowship in conjunction with their national conference in Chicago, IL.   On Wednesday, April 22, 2009, from 12:00-2:00 p.m., [Read More...]

Questioning Twitter and Status Updates: Or, How to Become Unpopular with Everyone in a Few Short Paragraphs

From Rich Clark’s piece on the good of Twitter over at the always provocative Christ and Pop Culture website: “While we need to acknowledge that a virtual, internet relationship is really no relationship at all, we also need to be honest and acknowledge what can be the real world benefit of knowing, for instance, that [Read More...]

The Week-est Link, November 14, 2008

1. Here’s a cool cultural engagement site: Gospel and Culture.  Phil Ryken just recommended it on the Reformation 21 blog (itself a worthy site), and I’ve checked it out a bit.  Bill Edgar, one of my favorite thinkers, started this project, and it looks quite worthy of attention.  They do need to post media from [Read More...]

The Week-est Link, June 28, 2008

1. Here’s a PDF copy of the 9Marks eJournal I mentioned yesterday. It’s on marriage and pastoral families. A terrific issue, as I said. Thanks, Z, for the note. 2. Did you miss the audio download from the 2008 Band of Bloggers session? If so, here it is. Some of the best commentary from Christians [Read More...]

You Link to Me, I’ll Gladly Link to You

Update on Tuesday, January 15: If anyone else wants to be linked on my blog, please let me know. I’ll check out your blog and then link to it provided everything makes sense. Then, if you could link to me, that would be great. I’ll leave this up today in order to see if anyone [Read More...]

In Pursuit of God-Glorifying Blogging

I’ve been thinking a little lately about blogging. I wrote a while back on humility as it relates to blogging, but I’ve had some further thoughts on the subject. Blogging, it seems to me, is neither good nor bad. It is a neutral field that can be used for either good or bad ends. It [Read More...]


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