3 Reasons NOT to Blog

Thumbs DownRecently I have been talking up blogging, and I do think it’s great. But there are some reasons not to blog. As with anything, there are two sides of the coin, and here is the other side. 3 Reasons NOT to blog…

1. It takes time

Updating and maintaining a blog takes time, the initial time to set it up, as well as the time to write posts, as well as the time to respond to comments. It all takes time.

2. It can become a master

Abraham Piper says

“For good or ill, most committed bloggers live with the constant question in their mind: Is this bloggable?”

If your mind is thinking about what to blog, then you may not actually be thinking about what you are hearing. So in a sermon, focus could be taken away from the message to something like “What would be a catchy title?”. The same thing can happen with Twitter

3. Who cares?

About 50 million words are written each day on wordpress.com sites. Who actually reads this? A friend of mine (Gav Crossley) recently gave me this quote.

“Never before have so many people with so little to say said so much to so few.”

Blogging is not always the greatest thing… but if you would like to know why I do it, read “4 Reasons to Blog

Read more at calumhenderson.wordpress.com


4 Responses to “3 Reasons NOT to Blog”

  1. 1 stephenmac June 20, 2009 at 3:00 pm

    Hey Calum,

    how do you know Gav Crossley? It’s a very small world, I’m working at his old church at Villawood…


  2. 2 Calum Henderson June 20, 2009 at 5:35 pm

    I know Gav through Steve Morrison, Gav commented on one of the facebook notes with that quote.

  3. 3 feed your brain March 21, 2015 at 2:34 am

    There’s definately a lot to know about this issue. I love all
    of the points you’ve made.

  1. 1 Permanent Break from Blogging « Calum Henderson Trackback on October 1, 2009 at 11:50 am

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