Flashback: This Week Last Year [2012 Week #10]

Apple App Store 25 Billion DownloadsThis week last year Apple’s App store surpassed 25 Billion downloads– confirming once again, the growing dominance of mobile in general and iOS in-particular. [Source]

During the 10th week of 2012 Digital Sojourner posted a number of interesting articles including:

  • Using Technology to Minister to the Elderly by Crawford Paul explores several ways modern technology can be used to help the aged keep in touch with not only family but also with their brothers and sisters in Christ. Interestingly Crawford’s post continues to be very popular with many discovering the post through search engines…. clearly there are many who want to help their elderly friends… check out the post for some helpful tips.
  • This week last year a new series of posts entitled Which Church? started. The series of posts, authored by Brother Jack Hay of Scotland, explores some of the clear patters of how the early Christians gathered in local congregations as recorded in the New Testament.
  • “Titus” was a second new series of posts that launched this week last year. In this series of videos, brother Stephen Baker of England, examines Paul the Apostle’s letter to Titus. You can jump to an introductory post here or to the first post in the series here.


Enjoy this flashback to 2012 week #10 on Digital Sojourner!


Read More

Which Church? A New Series of Posts

Palm Tree New Post Series Which Church?

The Bible is clear: regular fellowship with a local group of believers is an essential aspect of the Christian life (Hebrews 10:25). Sounds simple enough. Unfortunately there are so many different “churches” the question of which local church to associate with is not an easy question to answer. Thankfully the Lord has provided guidance for us in His Word regarding this important issue.o associate with

Today, Digital Sojourner posted the first installment of a new 13 part series regarding the New Testament’s depiction of what a properly functioning local church should look like. Our plan is to post a new installment every Tuesday until the series concludes. The author of this series of posts is brother Jack Hay, who is an experienced and dedicated Bible teacher. I asked brother Hay to give a brief introduction of himself, and this is what he wrote:

I was saved as a boy in Prestwick, SW Scotland, and was commended to the Lord’s Work from the assembly there in 1972 at which time I moved 100 miles north to Perthshire. Since then I have been in fellowship with the assembly meeting in the Gospel Hall in Perth. For a number of years I was involved mainly in pioneer evangelism, but as the years have passed, more time has been spent in teaching the Scriptures. I take an interest in a few places where simple teaching is needed, e.g. Sri Lanka, where I have been visiting at least twice a year over recent years.

So, please join us each Tuesday as we explore God’s Word together. And, as always, be “a good Berean” (Acts 17:11) by searching the Scriptures to see if these things are so.


Jump to the first post in this series.


Read More