Because of the readers of this site, this year has been a record year for ThomRainer.com. I am humbled so many of you visit this site, share my articles and those by Dr. Lawless, and subscribe to the blog and podcast. I never could have imagined the volume of response I have seen to the articles posted here. Thank you again to all who have read, shared, and commented on the posts in 2014. I can’t wait to see what 2015 will bring.
Here are the top 14 posts of 2014 at ThomRainer.com:
The conversation is always sad, always tragic. And do you know what the most common theme I’ve heard in all of these conversations? — “I never thought this would happen to me.”
Social media can harm the ministries of those in Christian leadership. So, whether your platform is a blog, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google Plus, or many others, please note these seven warnings. Indeed, it is my prayer that you will heed these seven warnings.
Caution: While I do write these comparisons with some humor and a lot of hyperbole, you might get just a bit uncomfortable reading them. That may indicate there is some truth in each of them.
I spoke to a number of pastors whose churches had made the shift back to a singular worship style. I asked about their motivations for leading their congregations in such a direction. I heard six recurring themes, though no one leader mentioned more than three for a particular church.