Our services

Social Media and QR Codes Bring You Closer to God?

Remember that song “One of Us” sung by Joan Osborne? The song asks how God would be like if He were living in the current time. It was released in the 90s and plaintively describes how nobody is calling Him on the phone.

If God was indeed one of us, do you think He would have a Facebook account, and would he accept prayers through live chat?

Christian churches all over the country seem to support the notion. A lot of Christian denominations have turned to social media, mobile apps and yes, QR codes, to help spread the word.

For example, Christ Fellowship in McKinley maintains both a website and a Facebook page. You can catch their services streamed online, and join the chat conversations while watching. You can also scan a customized QR code (in the shape of a cross, of course) to download a worship program that they have.

Christ Fellowship has also released two mobile apps. One allows you to donate online, while the other facilitates trades and swaps.

That is not the end of these high tech initiatives.

There is now a Confession mobile app where you could “confess” your sins. It is not a substitute for actually going to confession, though. But at least you would have some practice, and allows you to do some introspection before receiving the sacrament.

The Vatican has already launched a Twitter campaign and Web TV channel. This is in line with Pope Benedict XVI’s directive that there should be a stronger Christian presence online.

The Episcopal Church has launched a tablet app that has all the hymns it uses for its worship.

You can also get a mobile digital Bible, while discussing the same on online chat rooms.

From televised masses to streamed worship services online, remember that for the faithful, these technological advances are not meant as a replacement for actually going to church or going to confession. But it certainly helps you stay close to God.

More articles in this topic

Martell Noblige Cognac Shows Marketers How It Is Done

Talk about marketing and you will get differing opinions on what works and what is effective. We have seen a lot of success stories as far as marketing is concerned, and this one is no exception. Martell Noblige Cognac brought together different types of marketing to come up with its latest campaign. The theme for […]

Read more
QR Codes Help You Dispose of Garbage Properly

When it comes to the environment, we all have to pitch in. While it is best to minimize the amount of waste we produce, there is still garbage that we have to take care of. One of the best ways to dispose garbage is to segregate it. You can always sell recyclable materials such as […]

Read more
Keep Me Safe: QR Codes for Protecting Children with Autism

Parents of kids with autism have many fears. One of them is losing their kids as they wander off to some place they are not familiar with. QR codes have been helping parents with autistic kids. It is a fact that most kids with autism will wander and get lost with their parents. It happened […]

Read more

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


17 + fourteen =

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>