GodBlogCon: Wrap-up

It's an eight and a half hour drive from La Mirada to Tucson, so I had a lot of time to think. Also, lots of time to eat Pringles. They're delicious, but there is something disturbing about the uniformity—every chip perfect, every chip like every other one. It reminds me of the Stepford Wives. And ... Continue reading

GodBlogCon: Blogger distinctives

Hugh Hewitt compares blogging to Gutenberg's invention of movable type. What he means is that Internet blogging is a technological advancement that is being used to lower the barriers to mass communication. Gutenberg's printing press drastically reduced the cost of printing books, and in Gutenberg's ... Continue reading

GodBlogCon: Blogging as a Platonic dialogue

It's an 8-hour drive from Tucson to Biola University (La Mirada, CA). Enough time to suffer through several talk-radio discussions about Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers' lack of gravitas (only this time, the dig is coming from right-wing elites), and a far more interesting reminiscence by Al ... Continue reading

GodBlogCon update

Is the Internet suited to building communities of faith? Can blogging be an effective tool for discussions of religion and society? What are the limitations of electronic evangelism?I'm hoping to gain more ideas about the intersection of faith and technology at the first annual GodBlogCon, ... Continue reading

GodBlogCon 2005 Update

GodBlogCon 2005—the name doesn't exactly roll off the tongue, but that's ok—has been officially scheduled to be held at the Torrey Honors Institute of Biola University, Los Angeles, October 13 through 15. Dr. John Mark Reynolds will be host, and a number of well-known bloggers have signed on to ... Continue reading


As the blogging world matures, bloggers have started meeting together in the flesh to trade ideas. Conservative blogger and radio host Hugh Hewitt recently suggested that religious bloggers should organize their own conference on the place of blogging in the church. Dr. Andy Jackson of Mesa, ... Continue reading