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Spring Harvest 2013 3rd April - Do


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Final day of Spring Harvest in the Click Zone

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Spring Harvest 2013 3rd April - Do

  1. 1. This work is licensed under a Creative CommonsAttribution 3.0 Unported License. 3 April: DO rd Dr Bex Lewis Director: Digital Fingerprint; The Big Bible Project Research Fellow in Social Media & Online Learning, CODEC, University of Durham
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  3. 3. Key Verse for Today:Key Verse: “The person who refusesto love doesn’t know the first thingabout God, because God is love – soyou can’t know him if you don’tlove.” 1 John 4:8 (MSG)
  4. 4. Jesus is…• … and therefore we are called to be… Passionate.• Psalm 69:9.• Passion for your house has consumed me, and the insults of those who insult you have fallen on me.
  5. 5. James 2:17• So you see, faith by itself isnt enough. Unless it produces good deeds, it is dead and useless.• New Living Translation (©2007)
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  7. 7. we cannot bedisinterestedspectatorswhen it comesto followingJesus
  8. 8. From the Big Top
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  12. 12. ‘Speak up and judge fairly, defend the rightsof the poor and needy.’ (Prov 31:8).We want to take part and show our nationwho our God is.
  13. 13. @EnoughFoodIf• For those who want to know more, there’s a seminar at 3.45pm.• Do take a church pack back to your church – get them at the marketplace stand• Tweet your support #IF #SH2013• You may spot George Osborne on site on Day 5. Do not be alarmed. Image Credit: Twitter
  14. 14. Clicktivism or Activism?
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  16. 16. What campaigns have you seenonline?
  17. 17. What can we get involved in?
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  23. 23. @toilettwinning
  24. 24. EXERCISE: Facebook Timeline
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  27. 27. Social Media Surgeries
  28. 28. Media & Pastoral Care
  29. 29. Love our neighbour as ourselves?“…Out of a commitment to an ideal of Christian relatedness that sees us all as God’s children, each worthy of attention and care.” (p.145)Where is the balance between conserving our sanity/deeper relationships, and ensuring that all feel valued? What about friendship ‘clearouts’?
  30. 30. Cries for Help?
  31. 31. Cyber-Bullying
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  37. 37. Tom WrightHere is the heart of it.The more you tell thestory of Jesus and prayfor his Spirit, the moreyou discover what thechurch should be doingin the present time.(2012)
  38. 38. Lent Giving…
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  42. 42. Living Lightly? Image Credit: RGBStock
  43. 43. Are we only giving from ourexcess?• “The question is whether practical love and a high- consumption lifestyle are compatible… or whether we must choose.” (Matt 10:17-27)
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  47. 47. Martin Luther King• “Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” - Image Credit: RGBStock
  48. 48. Dr John TownsendThe best people in theworld aren’t those whonever fail – but those whofail and learn somethingfrom it. I hope that yourgoal in life isn’t to slidesafely into deathnot having screwed upmuch.
  49. 49. Some good advice from @ianaspin: Care for others - genuinely Know that the world doesn’t revolve around you Be ‘remarkable’, be different Earn the right to have others take notice of you Be grateful if ONE person cares what you’re doing Have something to say that matters Do stuff that matters – make an impact Strive to bring value to everyone you connect with Be fantastically generous with our time, money, and kindness Be outrageously committed to making the world better It’s all about relationships – build & nurture them Thanks @ianaspin (
  50. 50. What are your 10 onlinecommandments?
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  53. 53. Image Credit: iStockPhoto@drbexl @digitalfprint @bigbible
  54. 54. Thank you for your time &participation…