Reformed Particular Baptist Fellowship Set to Close


I have just been notified to major changes on the Grou.ps platform which hosts our Reformed Particular Baptist Fellowship at:

http://grou.ps/particularbaptist/

Due to these changes which include a move to a subscription basis for our group to continue to exist as is, it looks likely that the fellowship will close. There will be a free option, however, that option includes an open membership (anyone can join, post anything – spam, etc, and all content will be open for anyone to see). It is looking likely that there will be no more community associated with particularbaptist.com.

We do however have a page on Facebook at:

http://www.facebook.com/pages/particularbaptistcom/248174206192

The problem with this page is that it also an open type of page, with anyone that ‘likes’ the page becoming a member of it – there is little way of moderating activity, etc. I think that particularbaptist.com will have to go back to an older way of doing things, with a forum, chat, etc – all on different platforms.

It seems that there are shake ups right across the World Wide Web on community type sites – even Google Groups are changing, making Google an impossible alternative also.

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More Website Updates


Work has been continuing on the particularbaptist.com website, as well as associated sites. There have been a few updates over the last few days and these will be listed below:

1. The entire theology section of the site has now been overhauled and includes embedding of pdf study documents via the Scribd publishing platform. Visit the theology section of the site at:

http://particularbaptist.com/theology.html

A fair amount of content has been scrapped from the School of Theology, but this will be returned over the next few weeks in the format of the studies already available there. The way the theology section of the site is now set up will allow for far easier updates into the future.

2. The Particular and Reformed Baptist Fellowship Network section of the site has now been overhauled, though there is still more work to be done on this section of the site. I expect more improvements to part of the site in coming weeks.

Visit at:

http://particularbaptist.com/network/network.html

3. The Random Thoughts Blog has been given a major overhaul (though it was easily accomplished). I believe the site is far more aesthetically pleasing and gives the visitor a much easier and enjoyable reading experience.

Visit the sit at:

http://pbaptist.wordpress.com/

4. Another of my Blogs has also been given a major overhaul and this can be found at:

http://onetoday.wordpress.com/

5. The Wider Church section of the site has also been updated, though further work will be done on this section of the site in coming weeks.

Visit at:

http://particularbaptist.com/wider/widerindex.html

Kevin’s Portal Updated


I have been doing a little bit more work on ‘Kevin’s Portal’ and now feel quite satisfied with it for the time being. As I mentioned yesterday, this page is simply a portal to the sites that I have spread over the World Wide Web and includes Blogs, social networking sites, websites, etc. I think I have just about all the sites with a public profile now represented – with perhaps the exception of one or two that I may have missed. I’m sure more will be added along the way.

Have a look at:

http://kevinmatthews.zxq.net/