Blogging a Hot Topic

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>The News and Observer has recently run two articles on blogging that are worth checking out. Yonat Shimron wrote Blessed be the Bloggers: For they shall influence church policy and politics (Friday, June 23) and Flo Johnston wrote about this blog in Christian Convos flourish as pastor begins his blog: Reconciliation UMC reverend finds new voice via the Internet. (Saturday, June 24)

Flo was extremely generous, and I am appreciative of her work in the Durham community over the years. She was formerly the religion editor for the Herald-Sun and is now writing for the News and Observer. Glad her voice and pen (keyboard) are still around the community.

On another note, please comment to this post if you have a topic or issue that you would like addressed on this blog – and may all of us seek to “go deeper” in the the way we think theologically and biblically about the world around us.

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