Tag Archives: Twitter

Why You Should Probably Unfriend Me on Facebook and Unfollow Me On Twitter

Reasons: 1- I take my calling and task as a Pastor/Theologian very seriously. 2- This calling is spelled out in Ephesians 4. And his gifts were that some should be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers, to … Continue reading

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IVP Has An App, a Pocket Reference App

Just announced in fact- The IVP Pocket Reference App: The IVP Pocket Reference app is designed for students, pastors, scholars and leaders as an aid to formal or informal study of apologetics, biblical languages, church history, contemporary religions, ethics, theology, … Continue reading

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Twitter Lies and the Liars who Pseudonymously Tweet Them

The twitter user @comfortablysmug is one of a handful of pseudonymous Manhattan professionals who keep their widely-followed Twitter voices separate from their careers. His bio describes him as “My Interests: Finance, Gin, Politics, Books, Food, Fine Clothing, Meeting Strangers #Mitt2012” and links to … Continue reading

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If You Only Read One News Report Today, It Should Be This One: Down Syndrome Athlete Responds to Coulter’s Use of ‘Retard’

A Special Olympics athlete with Down Syndrome has written an open letter to conservative columnist Ann Coulter, scolding her for using the word “retard” while criticizing President Obama. The letter by John Franklin Stephens has quickly gained enormous support on the … Continue reading

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It’s The August Biblioblog Carnival! The ‘Look, There’s a List of Biblioblog Twitterers’ Edition

Naturally what that means is that posts from August are herein featured and perforce so too are some of those who twitter.* I hope I’ve not missed any of the best of the best but I may have so I … Continue reading

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Twitter is Insane

I searched a bit ago for the Catholic Biblical Association (wondering if it has a twitter feed. It doesn’t. Why not?). Anyway, the fact that it came back and recommended the likes of Rick Warren and TD Jakes shows just … Continue reading

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40 So Far

As of a few minutes ago the ‘Biblioblogger’ twitter list includes 40 self described bibliobloggers.  You’re, again, welcome to let me know if you’d like to be included.  The list is here.  Feel free to subscribe.  And if ANYONE knows … Continue reading

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Twitter Fraud- Beware

Whilst checking the twitter this morning I noticed I had a direct message, apparently from TM Law: So I thought, wow, someone else is mad at me about something… isn’t that odd…   And, by the way, it did seem odd … Continue reading

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I’m Sad Too…

For the thousands of Syrians who have lost loved ones to the tyrant who rules that troubled land.  So while I feel sorry for the family of Whitney Houston, she was just one person, and she wasn’t the victim of … Continue reading

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Oh Come ON! I Know Bloggers WAY Less Interesting Than Them!

In fact 99% of all the bloggers I know are 200% less interesting! It’s just wrong, then, to list that lot as the least interesting people of 2011. Who’s less interesting than Mark Stevens? Or Joel Watts? Tell me! Needless … Continue reading

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Yes, You Can Still Win A Copy of the Common English Bible

I’m still giving away copies (as authorized by the good people at the CEB).  Each Thursday I announce the week’s winner and this week that’s Boch!  If you entered and didn’t win, try again.  Just tell me why, in comments, … Continue reading

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If You Aren’t Following Phil Long on the Twitter, You Should Be

From moments ago- Freshman Paper Badness: “Cain was a manly man, who would always go out and hunt and gather food for his family.” #WhyIShouldQuitMyJob I love the #.  I feel your pain Phil, I really do.  It’s like plowing … Continue reading

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Rick Larsen Fired Three Staffers Because they Told the Truth

Three young staffers in the office of Rep. Rick Larsen (D-Wash.) were fired Thursday after a political blog printed a series of messages they’d apparently exchanged on Twitter about drinking in the office and how much they hate their boss. … Continue reading

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You Can Still Win a Copy of the Common English Bible

All you have to do is let me know why you want it and I’ll announce the winner next Thursday.  It’s a grand translation and quite useful indeed.  Especially for persons unfamiliar with the Bible and afraid to use older … Continue reading

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‘Christians’ Praying for George Michael to Die Aren’t Christians

I think everyone knows I have theological issues with homosexuality.  But praying for someone to die simply because they are gay?  That’s neither proper nor Christian. After the Daily Mail reported that Michael’s family and long-time partner Fadi Fawaz had … Continue reading

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Win a Copy of the Common English Bible

All you have to do is let me know why you want it and I’ll announce the winner next Thursday.  It’s a grand translation and quite useful indeed.  Especially for persons unfamiliar with the Bible and afraid to use older … Continue reading

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Dear Lord, Why Didn’t Someone Try to Talk Ashley Billasano Out of It?

This is so depressing: A Texas teen tweeted 144 times in six hours about being molested by a family member and being forced into prostitution. Then 18-year-old Ashley Billasano killed herself—after announcing to some 500 Twitter followers she was going … Continue reading

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The Post Reformation Digital Library is Updating and Revamping

It’s a fantastic resource which I use almost every day (if not every day).  There’s the site– which is under re-construction (they’re redesigning it), and there’s their Facebook page (where you can also check out a preview of their redesign) … Continue reading

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Look, Let’s Face it, Some Animal Rights People are too Stupid for Words

Here’s an example of a bad idea: You’re a famous actor with more than 54,000 followers on Twitter, so when you decide you can no longer keep your cat, you give her away … on Twitter. That’s what Chris Pratt … Continue reading

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Online Life: An Observation

I don’t trust anyone who brags about not having a tv or a phone but who is online on facebook or twitter…

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