Weekend Edition—July 22, 2016
Distractions, Work, a Diverse America, Church signs, and more!
Surely, distractions have been around since shepherds have been taking their eyes off sheep to chase butterflies, but such accidents point to the way technology can help us lose our
Are We Distracting Ourselves to Death?
How technology-driven "hyperreality" hijacks our attention and makes us numb to real-life dangers.
How technology-driven "hyperreality" hijacks our attention and makes us numb to real-life dangers. Christianity Today. Our Ministry: ChristianityToday
Christians to Science: Leave Our Bodies How God Made Them
Pew examines how US religious groups feel about the ways that biomedicine can enhance human abilities.
In a surprising reversal, white evangelicals were more likely than black Protestants to believe that current elective cosmetic surgery is an appropriate use of technology (60% vs. 46%).
Bucking the Trend, Erskine Seminary Takes Steps to Split from College
While financial woes prompt many seminaries to consolidate, Erskine’s are causing it to take a step away.
Now it's up to 40 percent. In 2010, Moody Bible Institute merged with Michigan Theological Seminary in order to save money by sharing technology and some operations costs.
His acclaimed education model employs technology and research to transform struggling schools.
His acclaimed education model employs technology and research to transform struggling schools. Sajan George. Sajan George. His acclaimed education
The Future of the SBC—Local Associations
Associations have a chance to demonstrate their value to local churches.
As geographic concerns lessen through the use of technology, churches are forming networking partnerships that unite churches around theological and missiological concerns.
How to Keep Your Friends When Life Happens
Busy moms, long-distance besties, workaholics: There’s hope for you.
and the unique nature of friendship, has been highlighted in several recent articles that explore the changing dynamics of friendship in adulthood as well as technology's impact on
Sunday Service: 2026
Imagine the worship experience of the future.
“The question for the church is going to be what level of modern technology makes people feel like this is something different from what [they] get everywhere else,” said John Dyer
What the Latest Bible Research Reveals About Millennials
Turns out, young Christians may be the most engaged Bible readers in generations.
“For the most part, where believers maintain Bible literacy, they do so across generations.”. The rise of technology may be aiding millennials in staying connected to their Bibles.
The Imago Dei Meets Superhuman Potential
Our theology offers a humble counterbalance to the high-tech push for progress.
baby. Then, in late February, he introduced journalists at the Mobile World Congress in Spain to his virtual reality technology. understand? Outpaced by technology?
What to Give Up for Lent 2016? Consider Twitter's Top Ideas
(UPDATED) Here's the final tally of the top 100 choices of 2016, plus charts on how Lenten abstinence has changed over time.
This year's most popular topics include food (15,459 tweets), technology (5,021), and habits (4,299). Rank, Category, Number of Tweets. 1, food, 15,459. 2, technology, 5,021. 3, habits, 4,299