Christianity Today has an article about youth workers (youth ministers) using myspace to keep in touch with the the young people they are working with.

So rather than just being aware of myspace (instead of ignorant), actually using it to subscribe to the blogs of the members of the youth club. As they say;

“They’ll get the word faster if I post it as a MySpace message than if I try to call them,” she said. “Most of them check their profiles so many times each day.”

But more than this, they are even acting as web guardians;

Some youth ministers serve as watchdogs as they scan their students’ sites. Students sometimes post full names and even personal calendars on their profiles. Michael Davison, an associate regional minister of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Kentucky, said he is concerned that young people see the internet as far-reaching but still anonymous.

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