Church offers Wi-Fi for reading scripture commentary, comparing texts, and following sports scores: It sounds like a parody at first, a church providing Wi-Fi access throughout the building, but Richard Tallent makes a good case for combining technology with religious practice. It's not quite the parable of the prodigal son, but he notes that it's the folks who are hardest to reach who are the ones who should have the most outreach to bring them in.
He also provides a link to Acts which describes a listener to Paul who fell asleep and out an open window while he was preaching. There is nothing new under the sun (Ecclesiastes). [via Robert Scoble]