By Johnny O. Trail — A few months ago, I was asked to write a biography for a notable person in the history of the church, N.B. Hardeman. As I read about his life and wrote a brief biography, I wondered what biographies of the future might look like.
You might not realize this, but you can give another person control over you Facebook page at the time of your death. I have made provisions for my wife to have full authority over what happens to my page at the time of my passing. In all honesty, I would love for future generations to have access to my page for the purpose of letting them know about my religious convictions—to potentially help them in finding Christ and other truths revealed in scripture. Continue reading “A futuristic autobiography”
Facebook’s creator and sovereign Mark Zuckerberg said that his product can replace the church. He should really get out more.
He should also read the Bible more.
Unless he considers himself the Savior of All Mankind, Mr. Zuckerberg can never replace the Lord Jesus Christ, God in the flesh, who was sent by the Father to redeem people from sin. It was Christ’s sacrifice on the cross that created the church. The church is not a social club, but rather God’s assembly to spread out, united, across the world with a saving message. Continue reading “Can Facebook replace the church?”
Someone finds out that a person has died. Their heart fills with sadness and they want to solicit prayers for the grieving.
How do they let people know? They can call, but everyone is busy and phone numbers change quite often. The easiest path is to Facebook it. However, they must stop and think before they do. Continue reading “Social media and death announcements”
I logged onto Facebook mobile recently to check the news of the day when something caught my attention. One of the sweet ladies at my congregation had posted on several people’s wall and the subject line was filthy. Continue reading Hacked
by Don Blackwell Facebook has taken the cyber world by storm and our social lives forever in a different direction. Compete.com ranked Facebook as the most used social network in the world. Continue reading What if Jesus Were on Facebook?
In 1968 Andy Warhol said that everyone would have 15 minutes of fame. It was a criticism of the modern fascination with celebrities and the ever-moving lens of the television camera. Today, the fifteen minutes has been reduced to five. Continue reading 15 minutes of fame down to 5