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Discussing faith on the internet - Social Media and Website advice for Churches. Faith stories, discussion and advice. Watch out for #ukchurchchat hour on Twitter - coming soon.

Why I love twitter right now

 

I love using twitter. It's so fantastic to be able to network and chat with the global church. If you have never given it go, why not create an account and follow Churches Alive Online to get started. 

One of my favourite ways to use Twitter is just to scroll around my news feed and see what's going on. Last week a tweet caught my attention. #askjustinewelby was the hashtag. Now I love tweeting at specific times, knowing that someone will read and respond. That's why I couldn't resist dropping the Archbishop of Canterbury a tweet. His topic this week was prayer, so I asked about praying at lunchtime. Here is the response.

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The Little Book of Prayer Experiments - Author Interview

The Little Book of Prayer Experiments - Author Interview

I had a fantastic week at the Northumbria Community this summer. You could really sense the heartbeat of God's presence in the beauty and the stillness of the worship there. I bought myself a copy of The Little Book of Prayer Experiments by Miranda Threlfall-Holmes only to bump in to here on Twitter the very next week.

The bookis a great little pocket sizes practical workbook to help you experiment and record your experiences with some different forms of prayer. Experiments include Colouring The Bible, Prayer Walking, Breathing Meditation, Prayer Den, Praying with your Body, Using a Labyrinth and many more. I'd recommend this to new Christians or those lifelong Christians (like me) who have really kept to just one or two ways to pray. These ways of praying have been tried and tested over the whole life of the church, and most of them have ancient and biblical roots. They're worth thinking about.

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A big #ukchurchchat welcome to a new look blog

A big #ukchurchchat welcome to a new look blog

Welcome to the brand new #ukchurchchat blog. Our aim is to become a useful and buzzing digital hub to support UK churches with online mission and ministry. Discussion, news, stories, advice and support is all posted totally free and always will be. Please join in Please use our commenting system. You can leave a guest comment with no account, just your name. We'd love you to create an account and add comments that way too. Once we can see you are a real person we'll allow permissions for you to comment without moderation.

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Our topics include church website tips, virtual church, social media advice for churches, news, discussions and testimonies. Do have a look at our different categories and tags to see what's posted right now. If you'd like to receive support or advice on a particular topic then please let us know and we'll do what we can.

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2016 Website Design Gallery

 

2016 sees live previews of our 6 most commonly used designs available for you to look at right on our website! Please have a good look at the designs in our portfolio.

We'd love to hear your comments too! Please feel free to Like, Tweet and Share our designs far and wide.

 

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