Category Archives: television

14 bold suggestions for the National Religious Broadcasters #proclaim16

Here’s an open letter to the National Religious Broadcasters who are holding their convention, Proclaim 16, in Nashville beginning Tuesday, February 23. Dear NRB Delegates: A warm welcome to Nashville! Thank you for what you do to present Jesus Christ in and to … Continue reading

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What The Church Can Learn From “Nightly News”

“Television is the main place Americans say they turn to for news about current events (55%), leading the Internet, at 21%. Nine percent say newspapers or other print publications are their main news source, followed by radio, at 6%.” –a … Continue reading

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Reality Church

Reality church!  Forget about reality TV: Experience reality church, where everyday people show and tell what God has done. “Why watch reality TV when I can just open my blinds and look out my window to all the reality I … Continue reading

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Why do people in America frequently kill groups of strangers?

Why do people in America frequently kill groups of strangers? President Obama said: “We’ve become numb to this.” Perhaps it is time that we wake ourselves up to some of the possible reasons for such home grown terrorism: 1) Calling … Continue reading

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Realty TV / Reality Church . . .

Reality church? We have reality TV that features ordinary people. So, why not reality church, where everyday people show and tell why God has done? When church is scripted, the freedom to flow in the Spirit is restricted to the … Continue reading

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Boycott Violence! Refuse To Enjoy Violence!

The seeds of violence and disrespect are rampant in our society — images of violence are a pervading presence in most of our lives. If you and I don’t stop receiving the seeds of violence into our mind, our memory, … Continue reading

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Don’t Settle For Glee When You Can Have Worglee!

Don’t settle for Glee on TV, when you can have worglee in your daily life.  Worglee is anticipating and expecting good things to happen to you and to the people you love.  It’s the opposite of worry.  Although the process … Continue reading

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