OurZion Supports RSS

Mar 23, 2012   //   by zike   //   Zion's Blog  //  No Comments

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You may have noticed that little orange symbol up in the right corner of our OurZion banner.  That symbol represents that our website publishes an RSS feed.  RSS is an acronym that stands for “Really Simple Syndication”, and allows folks that are interested in posted messages on our website, to be notified of the content without having to visit the site directly.  Users can essentially subscribe to a website.

Do I Require Special Software?

Well, that depends. In most cases no. Many modern Mail programs such as Microsoft Outlook, Apple Mail, or Mozilla Thunderbird support RSS, and an RSS can be easily added to these email programs.  Also many Internet browsers also allow you to subscribe to an RSS feed.  If you have current versions of Internet Explorer or Firefox you’re all set. Alternately some people choose to use what is known as a newsreader or news aggregator to subscribe to RSS feeds.  The simplest one to get going is Google Reader.  The best part is that it is free. We like free.

Why Subscribe At All?

The main reason to subscribe to feeds is to save time. By adding subscriptions to sites with topics or blogs that you’re interested in one convenient location (if they support RSS), saves you the trouble of having to go to each site individually.  If you’re anything like me, I have quite a broad set of interests, so RSS works very well for me.

So, experiment a little – have fun!

 

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RSS Daily Bible Reading

  • 2 Timothy 4:5-11
    Luke, EvangelistAs for you, always be sober, endure suffering, do the work of an evangelist, carry out your ministry fully.As for me, I am already being poured out as a libation, and the time of my departure has come. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. […]
  • Philippians 3:13—4:1
    Beloved, I do not consider that I have made it my own but this one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the heavenly call of God in Christ Jesus. Let those of us then who are mature […]
  • Jude 17-25
    Jude, a servant of Jesus Christ and brother of James, To those who are called, who are beloved in God the Father and kept safe for Jesus Christ: May mercy, peace, and love be yours in abundance.Beloved, while eagerly preparing to write to you about the salvation we share, I find it necessary to write […]

RSS ELCA News

  • Pedro Suarez elected bishop of the ELCA Florida-Bahamas Synod October 18, 2017
    CHICAGO – The Rev. Pedro Manuel Suarez, Pompano Beach, Fla., was elected Oct. 13 to a six-year term as bishop of the Florida-Bahamas Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The election was held during the Synod Assembly Oct. 12-14 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Kissimmee, Fla. Suarez was elected on the […]
  • Former Lutheran bishop, the Rev. Rudolph P.F. Ressmeyer, 93, dies October 17, 2017
    The following press release was first published by the ELCA Metropolitan New York Synod.The Reverend Rudolph P.F. Ressmeyer, D.D., of Oviedo,Florida passed away on October 6, 2017 of natural causes at the age of 93.Dr. Ressmeyer was elected Bishop of the East Coast Synod of the Association of Evangelical Lutheran Churches (AELC) from 1976 until […]
  • ELCA presiding bishop responds to DACA announcement September 5, 2017
    CHICAGO (Sept. 4, 2017) – The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), has issued the following statement in response to the Trump administration's announcement about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program."As we journey together through the time God has given us, may God give us […]
  • ELCA on Gender Identity Discrimination August 24, 2017
    In light of recent public events and conversation, it is important to remember the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) rejects all forms of hatred or discrimination. This includes employment discrimination against the transgender community, as stated in "Gender Identity Discrimination," a policy resolution that was adopted by the 2013 ELCA Churchwide Assembly."As church together, […]
  • ELCA commitment to confronting racism and anti-Semitism August 15, 2017
    The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), stands against all forms of hatred and discrimination. The church believes that cultural, ethnic and racial differences should be seen and celebrated as what God intends them to be—blessings rather than means of oppression and discrimination. The ELCA’s social statement “Freed in Christ: Race, Ethnicity and Culture” states: […]

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