Friendships and communities in virtual space: Compass episode 56

How do two people maintain a friendship and lead communities in virtual space?
How do two people maintain a friendship and lead communities in virtual space?

Are virtual friendships real friendships? Matt Franks and Zach Bechtold of the Bearded Theologians podcast think so. In this episode of the Compass podcast, they reveal the ways in which a digitally-native culture does faith and spirituality online. This may be our hairiest episode yet.

 

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Want to hear and learn more from Matt and Zach? Visit them at the Bearded Theologians podcast. Zach and Matt met as leaders of a one-time youth ministry event. They formed a friendship and sought to hold one another accountable in their growing faith. They created the Bearded Theologians as way to connect over their faith and accountability. Zach is a pastor at Grace United Methodist Church in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Matt is a pastor at Tahlequah First United Methodist Church in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. They both do, in fact, have very nice beards.

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