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To Tweet, or not to Tweet?

Is Twitter worthy of a pastor's limited time? Here are 3 reasons for and against the medium.

I'm really excited to introduce you to a new Urthling. Jonathan Acuff is the author of the recent book from Zondervan, Stuff Christians Like and the founder of www.stuffchristianslike.net His humorous exploration of the church subculture is a perfect fit for Out of Ur. We're thrilled to welcome him as a regular contributor. His first post is intended to help those of you still debating whether or not Twitter is worth your time.

The other day I told a pastor friend of mine that it was weird that one of the few people he was following on Twitter had a photo of their bikini top for a profile picture.

There are a million different people to follow with a million different profile photos, so to have a bikini bust greet you every time you went to his profile on Twitter was bizarre. I'm not opposed to bikinis, I don't live and die by its more tasteful cousin, the tankini, but it seemed like a Twitter fumble. He didn't really know the bikini girl. He didn't know how he had started following her ...

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