How Technology Relates to Permanence, and What That Means for Christianity

In Canada, the Guardian reports today, people are using their Global Positioning Systems (GPS) for all sorts of things–estimating travel times, for example. Nowadays, it seems, you don’t need a directional sense, really, and maps are becoming obsolete. Instead, you just turn on your handheld device and go from there. Have you thought deeply about [Read More...]

Teens, Television, and the Befuddling Mix of the Two

A thoughtful anonymous reader posted this in response to my Monday piece on television watching by evangelicals: “We don’t miss it, but our teenage son is somewhat of a prodigal and resents us for “imposing” our beliefs on him. Of course, we have explained the obvious to him and he is refusing to see reason [Read More...]

Real-Life Sanctification: How Much Television Should a Christian Watch?

I actually figured this one out the other day. Turns out the correct amount rounds out to about eight hours a week. Just thought that you might want to know. And with that, I bring this bad joke to a close, even as I ask this question in a serious manner: how much tv should [Read More...]


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