Author Archives: Doug Ranck

The Evil Social Media

…Or Is It? By Doug Ranck • Free Methodist Church of Santa Barbara, California “Nobody talks face-to-face anymore. It’s easier just to comment on Instagram.” “I don’t do social media. It takes too much time and it is relationally worthless.” … Continue reading

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The Effects of Constant Exposure to Mass Tragedy

By Doug Ranck • Free Methodist Church • Santa Barbara, California I am blessed to live in a small coastal town just outside Santa Barbara. Weekly I pick up the little newspaper and scan to keep up with the latest … Continue reading

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Technology: The Evil Social Media

Doug Ranck / Free Methodist Church / Santa Barabara, Californa / dranck@fmcsb.org (This is the next in our series of Feature Articles from Youth Leaders Only 102 – which has the theme of TECHNOLOGY: Doing Ministry in the 21st Century.) “Nobody talks face to face anymore. It’s easier just to … Continue reading

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