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mobile faith


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Presentation given at Mobile Faith in Austin, March 2012

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mobile faith

  1. 1. #mobilefaith
  2. 2. the gift of not fitting in
  3. 3. an adventure of the imagination
  4. 4. the gospel alwayscomes to usculturally robed
  5. 5. “When we approach a person of another faith thanour own it will be in a spirit of expectancy to findhow God has been speaking to them and what newunderstandings of the grace and love of God wemay ourselves discover in this encounter. Our firsttask in approaching another people, anotherculture, another religion is to take off our shoes, forthe place we are approaching is holy. Else we mayfind ourselves treading on peoples dreams. Moreserious still we may forget that God was herebefore our arrival.”
  6. 6. do it from the inside
  7. 7. never call another’s light darknesssin is the last truth to be told
  8. 8. holyground the kingdom of heaven is near
  9. 9. always on
  10. 10. community is the content
  11. 11. architecture of participation
  12. 12. low control
  13. 13. the new environment
  14. 14. “it’s a small world!”
  15. 15. 6 degrees of separation adam baxter knows steve lawsontaught bass to martin bashirinterviewed michael jackson married lisa marie presely daughter of elvis presley
  16. 16. two ways to connect
  17. 17. mainframe v distributed
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  19. 19. network church
  20. 20. network
  21. 21. the network of christ
  22. 22. •connected •always on •community is the content •architecture of participation •open source •low control •creativity + self publishing •distributed giftsthe kingdom of heaven is near
  23. 23. in practice...
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  25. 25. digital stations of the cross
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  28. 28. societies have always beenshaped more by the nature ofthe media by which humanscommunicate than by thecontent of the communicaton marshall macluhan
  29. 29. marshall macluhan
  30. 30. marshall macluhan
  31. 31. #mobilefaith