Blessed Is He Who Writes Without Using Smiley Faces

Pity the elusive mouse who must struggle to disconnect himself in the minds of youthful humans from the ubiquitous, plasticized keyboard kind. Does anyone any longer recognize the fundamental literary distinction between Walt’s beloved “Mickey” and...

The Dangers of Communicating Via Social Media

We are living in a hurried, fast-paced age. If you do not own or have access to a MacBook, iPhone, iPod, iPad or their non-Apple equivalents, you are almost lost. While these new forms of technology have afforded us tremendous conveniences, some unfortunate byproducts...

6 Rules for Pastors Before Posting That Blog

Before social media, a “snail mail” letter to the editor of your local newspaper was about the only way to make your voice heard. Now Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, WordPress and Google+ make it easy for anyone to shout out their opinion on any...

Using Facebook to Advance the Common Good

Editor’s Note: This is the first of a three-part series about using social media platforms to help EthicsDaily.com reach more people in our mission to challenge people of faith to advance the common good. With the advent of social media, advertising and...

Why Your Church Needs Facebook, Twitter Presence

When it began, the worldwide web was like a newspaper or a book: there were pages other people had published that you could read if you wanted. You could even publish your own pages, with a bit of effort, but essentially someone wrote stuff for other people to read....