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Internet Campuses and Virtual Community - Sound Ecclesiology?

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There has been a bit of talk regarding internet campuses, virtual community and such from on different blogs. Here are some of the conversations going on regarding these subjects. What do you think about this? Do internet campuses promote sound ecclesiology?

Would love to hear what you think.

-Andrew

There is no Virtual Church by Bob Hyatt (part 1) http://blog.christianitytoday.com/outofur/archives/2009/08/there_is_no_vir.html

There is no Virtual Church by Bob Hyatt (part 2) http://blog.christianitytoday.com/outofur/archives/2009/08/there_is_no_vir_1.html

Responses to Concerns about Church Online by Tony Steward http://www.catalystspace.com/content/read/concerns_about_church_online/

Doubters could learn a thing or two from the Telephone http://churchcrunch.com/2009/01/10/doubters-could-learn-a-thing-or-two-from-the-telephone/

Internet Campuses: A Blessing or Bogus? http://blog.christianitytoday.com/outofur/archives/2009/08/internet_campus.html

Three Campuses, Three Changed Lives http://blog.mcleanbible.org/mbcloudoun/2009/07/03/three-campuses-three-changed-lives/

Should We Do It All Online? http://genesys11.com/lessonsfrombabel/2009/02/12/should-we-do-it/

Zondervan has also just released two books that interact with this conversation. Here are excerpted chapters: SimChurch: Being the Church in the Virtual World; and A Multi-Site Church Roadtrip: Exploring the New Normal.

SimChurch SimChurch chapter 8 – The Internet Campus

Multi_site A Multi-Site Church Roadtrip chapter 6 – Internet Campuses-Virtual or Real Reality?

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