A Shocking “Confession” from Willow Creek Community Church
Willow Creek has been at the forefront of the "seeker friendly" movement in the Evangelical Christian world. Offer lots of social services, upbeat music, stay away from the fire and brimstone, and you'll pack 'em in. Apparently they decided to do an internal study and found that while the church was growing, the people weren't.
Tuesday, October 30, 2007
From a Sloan-C workshop (yes, I know it's a mess) Burks'/Ray's 20 Top Web 2.0 Applications for Education Below are links to 20 top, stable Web 2.0 applications that are widely-used in higher education. Please take a look at any of these that you have not previously used. Blog http://blogger.com Wiki http://pbwiki.com Podomatic http://www.podomatic.com Flickr http://www.flickr.com Google Docs http://docs.google.com Google Calendar http://www.google.com/calendar/ GooglePages http://googlepages.com Del.icio.us http://del.icio.us MySpace http://www.myspace.com Citizendium http://www.citizendium.org YouTube http://www.youtube.com Gliffy http://gliffy.com/ Skype http://www.skype.com Kartoo http://www.kartoo.com Elluminate Vroom http://www.elluminate.com/vroom/ Second Life http://www.secondlife.com Odeo http://www.odeo.com Digg http://www.digg.com Xdrive http://www.xdrive.com zoho http://zoho.com/ Webware 100 - "the best 100 Web 2.0 sites" Here are links to many more top Web 2.0 applications identified by CNet as being among the top 100 Web 2.0 sites online. You are encouraged to explore these as well: http://www.webware.com/html/ww/100.html Links and brief descriptions of the finalists by category: Browsing finalists: http://www.webware.com/html/ww/100/2007/browsing_info.html Communication finalists: http://www.webware.com/html/ww/100/2007/communication_info.html Community finalists: http://www.webware.com/html/ww/100/2007/community_info.html Data finalists: http://www.webware.com/html/ww/100/2007/data_info.html Media finalists: http://www.webware.com/html/ww/100/2007/media_info.html Mobile finalists: http://www.webware.com/html/ww/100/2007/mobile_info.html Productivity finalists: http://www.webware.com/html/ww/100/2007/productivity_info.html Publishing finalists: http://www.webware.com/html/ww/100/2007/publishing_info.html Reference finalists: http://www.webware.com/html/ww/100/2007/reference_info.html