What do you think about online churches and cyber worship?

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  1. Haunty profile image82
    Hauntyposted 5 years ago

    What do you think about online churches and cyber worship?

  2. fresh2def05 profile image82
    fresh2def05posted 5 years ago

    Im not a very religous person but I do believe that it doesn't matter how you worship as long as you're worshipping.  Who says you have to go to church for God to love you?  Just believing and understanding should be enough dont you think?

    1. Haunty profile image82
      Hauntyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, I do. I can understand why some people go to church, while others don't think a formal setting is necessary to reach out to God. One would think most people fall into one of these categories. But cyber worship? I don't see how it comes into play

    2. fresh2def05 profile image82
      fresh2def05posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I would guess that its prayer.  Maby a community similar to hubpages community gets together and prays for one another.  If thats the case, I think its pretty cool. Gonna do some more research on the subject. Thx for giving me something to do smile

  3. Attikos profile image79
    Attikosposted 5 years ago

    Ritual is merely ritual. The communality of religion is for face to face interaction, for flesh and blood rather than bytes of data. The Internet is a great conveyor of information both sound and rotten, but human reality dies in the virtual cyberworld. But for the occasional shut-in who wants to watch a service, online worship is a fraud.

    1. Haunty profile image82
      Hauntyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Agreed. My gut is that if you are a true believer and think that attending church is necessary, you better make the effort to show up in person. There may also be good uses, as Cara.R pointed out as long as it's not trying to be anything interactive.

  4. Cara.R profile image79
    Cara.Rposted 5 years ago

    It doesn't bother me. When was a little girl, I remember my grandmother watching mass on television because she never learned to drive and couldn't always make it to church on Sunday. Now a days, online churches and cyber worship isn't that much different. I'm sure there are people in the world that seek out online churches for all different reasons. I am thinking of those people; who want to be a part of church but can't physically get to church. And if it makes their life better for it, then good for them.

    1. Haunty profile image82
      Hauntyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I agree. However, cyber worship is not just for Christians. Muslims, and goodness knows who else, also practice it. As long as it's about watching mass, it sounds reasonable. If you pray and bow in front of a computer screen, that's odd at best.

  5. ii3rittles profile image80
    ii3rittlesposted 5 years ago

    I don't see a problem with it until people start worshiping the actual computer. lol I don't go to church though. Its very hard to find a good one anymore. Most of them are so judgmental. I speak to God at home, or when I am out, really... anywhere.

  6. connorj profile image78
    connorjposted 5 years ago

    Although I do think it may have some worth; I am not one to go to a church service for just the sake of worship (this may indeed be my flaw). I simply go to become more like Him "by drinking His blood and eating His flesh."

    1. Haunty profile image82
      Hauntyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for bringing up a new aspect. I've never thought of that.

  7. crissytsu profile image90
    crissytsuposted 5 years ago

    If you know where you stand with God and your beliefs it doesn't matter where you  choose to worship him.  I think churches are overrated and people go because its the "norm"...

 
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