Suffering in Cyberspace
The unique process of learning to suffer well online.
While I have been critical of how the internet can depersonalize and cheapen human communication, I have found that it may be—at its best—a safe and edifying place for sharing
Why Girls Need Camp
Christian camp can be a powerful, confidence-building experience for girls.
In the eyes of many parents and grandparents, summer camp is simply a way to prevent their kids from spending their summers playing video games and surfing the Internet.
Being People of Truth in a World of Fake News
Use common sense, desire discernment, and cultivate accountability.
things. Here are some things we all can do: Never share what you cannot verify. The Internet is a double-edged sword. Fake stuff is not hard to find. But
5 Books to Read During an Internet Sabbatical
Considering a break from the web? Let Esther Emery pick the right readings to keep you company.
5 Books to Read During an Internet Sabbatical. Considering a break from the web? Here, she chooses five books to read during an Internet sabbatical.
Go Big or Go Home: Reimagining Rural Church Planting
If millions of Americans still lived in rural areas, surely God cared about them too.
None of the church planting models I saw during my seminary years—whether at school or on television, the internet, or in popular Christian literature—seemed to care much at all for
Reaching the Next Generation
This is a generation starving for community.
This is a generation starving for community. It's a fatherless generation, one often connected more on the internet with virtual community than enjoying real community.
The Only Bright Spot in American Giving
Research highlights radical giving of poor and unpaid labor of women.
give and upends some presumptions. The researchers conducted a nearly 2,000-person internet survey in 2010. Due to rigorous statistical methods
When ‘Mass Effect Andromeda’ Bombed, I Had to Rethink Humility
Watching a beloved video game franchise crash and burn challenged my gut reaction to disappointment.
Then, shortly before release, news of the game's glitches started hitting the internet. Maybe everyone was complaining about nothing. People love to complain on the internet, after all.
Is Orality Really Effective in Sharing the Gospel?
o·ral·i·ty: the quality of being spoken or verbally communicated
ages. Some examples of the tools of the age are transportation, radio, television, the internet, cell phones, and other kinds of recording technology. However
Why Female Theologians Take Flak in the Public Square
The potential rewards of celebrity culture are many, but so are the risks.
The reach of their voices, with the reach of the internet, is without historical precedent. The internet creates a wide audience but also increases competition for followers.
Can We Evangelize Late Modern Culture?
We cannot assume a shared foundation.
We have to be careful about assumptions. Also, people in flux want to be heard. We are shaped by a constant conversation, or information flow—the Internet and social media.