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An App That Helps Build Community: Nextdoor

Unless you are still using a flip phone like a few people I may be related to; you likely have a smartphone and use its apps. An app is an application, one that likely has an icon on either your home screen or extended menu. Some apps are small software programs that run on your phone. Other apps are nothing more than a cute shortcut to a mobile site. Recently I was introduced to a relatively new app by accident. Late one night our new neighbor’s dog escaped. While we were helping him look for his dog, he introduced himself, handed me a piece of paper that had information about signing up for an app called Nextdoor. He briefly explained how it worked in his previous neighborhood in situations just like the one we were in. I had heard of Next door a couple of times previously and not paid it much mind. A few days past and I pulled out the now crumpled paper and decided to investigate a bit further. Next door is a social networking app that is all about your local community. Unlike Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or others it is an app that is developed for real relationships. To reach the application’s potential, once you sign up, you need to invite others to join. A caveat to that is you only can invite people that live in your local area, in your neighborhood. You can find the Nextdoor app in either your Google Play store on Android or the App Store for […]

MAN UP! God’s Way for Real Men

Man Up God's Way

Men have daily struggles we face but don’t talk about. Many of us believe that we are in our battles alone. These challenges can be a mix bag. Challenges like money, self-esteem, pornography, anger, addictions. They may be called different things, yet in the end are just the devil incognito.

In today’s technology savvy world there seems to be an app for almost anything. One app that I have on my Samsung Galaxy that I would not want to go without is the MAN UP! God’s Way app.Man Up! God’s Way

The MAN UP app is guy centric. It is an app for real men. Men that want to be challenged. This is not an app for the weak-hearted. It is the one made for men that want to face life head on.

If you want to share your story with other men, the Man Up app is for you. Maybe you are struggling and need some real non sugar-coated advice, MAN UP! is for you. Perhaps your prayer life has weakened or your moral character gone astray. Download the Man Up app and join the community of broken men.