Should teenagers and others in the Church express themselves to
the world through blogs? Because of the obvious dangers; the clear
biblical principles that apply; the fact that it gives one a voice;
that it is almost always idle words; that teens often do not
think before they do; that it is acting out of
boredom; and it is filled with appearances of evil—blogging is
simply not to be done in the Church. It should be
clear that it is unnecessary and in fact dangerous on many
Let me emphasize that no one—including
adults—should have a blog or personal website (unless it is for
legitimate business purposes).
And from over-reacting
government to over-reacting religion, we have this—blogs
are the work of the Devil (unless it's work related, then it's God's
You have my permission to link freely to any entry here. Go
ahead, I won't bite. I promise.
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using color shading to denote the distance a link is from here. If
you don't notice it, don't worry; it's not all that
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