Media literacy is the biggest gaping hole in our discipleship. We can feel its effects in our churches and our lives in the same way we can feel the effects of poor financial stewardship or failing marriages in our churches. Plenty of courses and programs exist for churches to address financial literacy and building healthy … Continue reading SA-2: On Students and Brett McCracken’s “The Wisdom Pyramid”
When 2020 began, none of us factored in the possibility of a pandemic being the defining reality of our year. Our plans and predictions for the world were thrown into chaos, and our sense of "normal" upended overnight as we embraced a strong sense of uncertainty about our future. But how "normal" was our pre-pandemic … Continue reading SA-1: The Asterisk Year (w/Manuscript)
We live in the age of the selfie. We now have the tools to take photos of ourselves looking our best in an attempt to exalt ourselves in the eyes of our friends and family. How do we exalt Christ when it is so easy to exalt ourselves?
We were made for the life beyond the screen.
Living in a distracted, digital age has consequences.
Extended reality technology is powerful. Almost too powerful.
Smartphones are incredibly useful - and incredibly distracting.
Social media convinces us we can handle and endless waterfall of digital content. We can't.
What's the difference between digital text and printed text? Aren't they the same thing?
It's time to come to some conclusions.