The EcoCrisis has the Web apps and collaborative power of the Internet ready to help us, if we will grab that by the horns

Add this to my blog post Monday (and I did add this at the end of it) : (Additional thought added, Wednesday, August 14, 11:18 am CDT) It is also a rather convenient (and happy) coincidence that we have 20 years of Internet and Web development and tools available to help us with the urgent Communications and collaboration tasks we Continue Reading

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The 90’s “challenge” of the Internet and the “New” challenge of the Ecological Crisis

Back in 1990-91, I was in the M.A. in Religious Communications program at United Theological Seminary. It was a strategic time for Communications in that it was the dawn of the age of the Personal Computer and The Internet. I finished up that program with an eye toward the role of the Internet in extending the reach of the Church, Continue Reading

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“The message” is more than the inclusion of words like “God” and “Jesus” and “Family” and “Fellowship”

Watching “The Family” on Netflix. Just heard a person being interviewed say “No matter what reason a person is at the Prayer Breakfast, they’re going to hear a message about God’s love”. And this is the case , how? “Obviously”, whenever one disseminates a message (implication : “Any message”, as long as it includes certain words like God and Love Continue Reading

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“Redoing our economic system” : YES, that should be the least of our worries

Blocked: People who say #GreenNewDeal has nothing to do with Climate Change and simply wants to “redo” our economic system and “change to socialism”. Such inanity and cluelessness is useless and a waste of time.(Unless I want to talk about the inter-locking relationships of nearly everything, but the “it’s all socialism” and “that’s all bad” is what is blind, oblivious ideology)

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Responding to disaster might consider working to stop exacerbating root causes

“We need teams to travel throughout Ohio in August, September, October and beyond. The need is not just in the summer months but for retired folks and others to help rebuild people’s lives after flooding, tornadoes and storms,” — from This is all good work, and obviously needed. But it seems well past time to start talking about , in Continue Reading

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