Category: Blogging

Are Christian Blogs Boring?

Abraham Piper thinks so. Abraham is an astute observer of the Christian blogging community.  And he has a hunch as to why: To assert that all men are brothers, that prejudice and racism are bad, and that nature should not...

/ April 15, 2010

Cutting through the Chatter: High Hopes for PostRank

It’s no secret that as the ranks of bloggers has increased, the need for more effective tools to find the truly hidden gems in the blogging community has increased as well.  Those blogs that routinely produce excellent content–see here, here...

/ July 22, 2008

The False Meritocracy of Blogging

When I first started blogging, I would argue that it was as close to a meritocracy as I have ever seen. “The good stuff,” I argued, “almost always gets picked up and moved to the top of the heap. Good...

/ September 11, 2007

Google reading our Email?

Alister Cameron, who is guest blogging at Problogger, mined Google’s Blogsearch patent application to determine how Blogsearch ranks posts.  It is somewhat surprising to a novice like me that blogrolls and feed readers actually matter. But the real stunner came...

/ April 17, 2007

Picking up the Threads

During my recent journey into the archives of Mere Orthodoxy I was confronted by the reality of the many conversations in the last year that I let die due to neglect. There were a lot. I was a terrible blogger...

/ January 12, 2007

GodBlogCon 2006 Looks Awesome

The GodBlogCon website is looking fantastic. The event promises to be even better than the historical one of the year last. Matthew Anderson is a stud for putting it together. We miss his insightful posts, but encourage his creativity and...

/ July 7, 2006

On GodBlogs and Priorities

It’s a crime that we have not linked to John Schroeder of Blogotional more here at Mere O. John has been one of the main supporters of Mere O since our inception and has never hesitated to link to us...

/ May 23, 2006

Joe Carter

When I think of blogs that are going to have a long-term impact, two qualities come to mind: they must be insightful and edifying, and they must be entertaining. Dull blogs will capture some people for a long time, but...

/ October 20, 2005

One more on blogging…

In the comments to the below post, Keith argues that what prevents people from hearing the Word of God is the content of the Word of God and not the delivery. He writes: English readers can read books about Christianity...

/ October 20, 2005

The potential for GodBlogs…

Charles Lehardy of AnotherThink writes: To be effective evangelists, however, GodBloggers must to be welcoming, open and authentic, and committed to building relationships with those who drop by. I see GodBlogging as a translation of historic Christianity into the lingua...

/ October 18, 2005