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5 ways to run your own blog

by Richard on May 2, 2012

Starting a blog has never been easier, but I’ve had a few conversations recently about the options. Whatever kind of blog you want to run, one of these 5 will suit you.

WordPress.comIn the world of self-hosted blogs, WordPress is king. If you don’t want the fuss of rinstalling and managing the wordpress software on a [...]

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Our communication may not be as good as we think

by Richard on October 5, 2010

The internet has brought enormous advantages in communication. That’s so obvious, it’s hardly worth saying. We can talk to one another across the world in ways that would have been unimaginable even 25 years ago. In terms of speed and efficiency, communication between people has improved to a staggering degree. Through text message, email, blogs, [...]

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Lunchtime

by Richard on February 23, 2010

A short break from a study day at St Deiniol’s Library. Papers this morning looked at religous values of teenagers and the relationship between religion and ’social meeting’ across Europe. This afternoon we’ve got Pentecostalism in Asia, and a short presentation on ‘blogging, believing and belonging.
Guess which I’m doing.

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When “cut & paste” is a sin

by Richard on February 15, 2010

At BeDeviant, a href=”http://www.revelife.com/”>Rebecca Kuebler is plainly irritated about plagiarism in the Christian blogosphere.

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Methodism and the new media

by Richard on January 26, 2010

There’s a paper going to the Methodist Council next week containing advice to the church on the use of “social media”. David Hallam has read it, and he doesn’t like it. That’s his prerogative, of course. Unfortunately, his dislike of the paper has lead him, unknowingly I’m sure, to rather misrepresent what it actually says. [...]

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Blogging as a spiritual discipline

by Richard on October 12, 2009

In “The God You Already Know’, there is a brief section on blogging. John Davies describes the way in which his blog has become part of his prayer life.
I may not end up posting on the blog my deepest, most poignant or personal thoughts, for reasons of confidentiality … or decency… I may [...]

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Random ramblings

by Richard on October 6, 2009

No particular theme to this post…
I couldn’t help smiling last week when an old post titled The Truth of Genesis was resurrected from way back when at the very time when fresh and exciting new evidence of the story of human evolution was emerging. Not that I’ve anything against old posts rising again if folk [...]

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On using the interweb

by Richard on May 11, 2009

Ben Myers put me on to Mark Stevens, who quotes N.T. Wright on blogging
“It really is high time we developed a Christian ethic of blogging. Bad temper is bad temper even in the apparent privacy of your own hard drive, and harsh and unjust words, when released into the wild, rampage around and do real [...]

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Methodist blogging

by Richard on March 16, 2009

Allan Bevere has the latest round up.
I’ve been away from blogging longer than I can ever remember being since I began. It’s been more than a week –yikes! It’s good to be back at the old stand. More later, I hope.

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Methodist blogging

by Richard on March 8, 2009

Another roundup of Allan Bevere’s pick of the Methodist blogosphere.

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Methodist blogs

by Richard on January 25, 2009

The latest highlighlights according to Allan Bevere.

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Methodist blogs

by Richard on January 18, 2009

Allan Bevere has the latest round-up.
Speaking of Methodist blogs, can I draw your attention to Nostalgia from Olive Morgan? There are very few bloggers who can begin a post with “It is exactly 70 years since I left school and my family and the small market town of Barnard Castle at the foot of Teesdale…” [...]

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A bit of Methodist blogging

by Richard on January 7, 2009

Back in December, there was a gathering of former Presidents and Vice-Presidents of the Methodist Conference. Sort of a 24 hour think tank. I should have mentioned it then, but I notice that all the photos of the great and good have now been captioned (thanks to Olive), so that gives me another excuse. [...]

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Methodist blogs

by Richard on December 14, 2008

Allan Bevere provides the latest round up.
Enjoy it — it’s the last one of 2008.

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Dave writes
Last Thursday, I attended the board meeting for Ministry Today, the small journal for church leaders on which I serve. I came away with a few tasks - four more books to review, someone to contact, and a couple of articles to write.
One of those articles is to address the title of this post. [...]

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Six years

by Richard on February 23, 2008

I’ve missed my ‘blogday’. Again. February 5th is the official birthday of the blog, for ’twas on that day in 2002 when I decided to stick with the blogging tool that I first installed a little earlier in November 2001. The archive of that month’s posts gave me a smile. I noticed, for example, that [...]

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Why we blog

by Richard on February 23, 2008

Ain’t it the truth!
Thanks to Locusts & Honey

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Our communication may not be as good as we think

by Richard on January 16, 2008

The internet has brought enormous advantages in communication. That’s so obvious, it’s hardly worth saying. We can talk to one another across the world in ways that would have been unimaginable even 25 years ago. In terms of speed and efficiency, communication between people has improved to a staggering degree. Through text message, email, blogs, [...]

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Another Methodist blogger

by Richard on January 14, 2008

Singing Colours is the blog of Michaela Youngson, secretary for Pastoral Care and Spirituality in the British Methodist Church. I was at college with Michaela for a bit, and she’s as sound as a pound. Her blog will be worth keeping an eye on.

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Blogging guidelines (2)

by Richard on January 11, 2008

I mentioned a couple of days ago that at our recent bloggers gathering we discussed whether there should be some voluntary blogging guidelines for Methodist bloggers. If you’d asked me a year ago, I’d have pooh-poohed the idea, but now I’m starting to feel that the need for something like this is becoming urgent.
As a [...]

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