Monthly Archives: December 2010

POLL: Where is YOUR community?

com·mu·ni·ty –noun, plural -ties. 1. A social group of any size whose members reside in a specific locality, share government, and often have a common cultural and historical heritage. 2. A locality inhabited by such a group. 3. A social, … Continue reading

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The Digital Story of Nativity and A Social Network Christmas

In case you have missed them, here are two delightful reinterpretations of the Christmas story using the web’s most popular social platforms. Enjoy! This first one is by Portugese digital heroes EXCENTRIC who have very cool, moody filmic music on … Continue reading

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#140exegesis – Answer 4

#140exegesis is a little game that I started to help me crowd-source answers to difficult parts of the Bible. The way it works is that I tweet out a Biblical question and everyone else has to answer it in 140 … Continue reading

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The Dark side of the Tweet

I’m a BIG FAN Croydon. The people and places in my local borough are all very dear to my heart and it is a robust, effervescent community. However, it would be incredibly remiss of me to downplay Croydon’s seedy underbelly. Croydon is one of the … Continue reading

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Your most compelling content is your testimony

Last week, during the Social Media for Social Change conference held at All Souls Langham Place one comment in particular stuck with me: Churches need to create quality content To which which my exact immediate thoughts were: Which seems harsh, but I think … Continue reading

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The Big Society – Do you understand it?

Since July I’ve been talking on this blog about empowering the local community, giving them a voice and allowing them to make tenable decisions that affect the local community. I call it The Purley 2.0 Project. Since July, David Cameron has been talking … Continue reading

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Twitter, snow and Purley 2.0…

Those who have heard about the Purley 2.0 project will appreciate that I have been talking about the uses of Twitter for some time now in building community and getting to know other people in Purley. In light of Croydon’s … Continue reading

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