Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Church Uses Twitter to Communicate by Text Message - Free

Life Church recently used Twitter, a free online "micro-blogging" service to keep people up to date during a 3 day fast. They found it to be an inexpensive (free) and effective way to communicate with their members by text message, instant message, and e-mail.

Life Church is a leader in using technology for their ministry including creative methods of satellite locations as well as a true online church. Read the article here...

I've tried out Twitter for a few weeks and found it to be novel and fun. It got old after a while. However, if you had some type of purpose like this one, I can see some great possibilities. I was glad to see how it could be used for God's glory. The brief article includes ideas about how it could be used for other purposes.

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