The Church As the Answer for Loneliness

We are be the most connected generation ever, with no shortage of ways to communicate with our fellow man. And yet, we may be the most isolated, individualistic generation ever. In some ways, Facebook, Twitter, IM, texting--has brought us closer together. And in other ways it's kept us apart. I talked about this interesting paradox with Erin Davis, author of an important new book, Connected. Here is one of the questions I asked her: ...

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The Way Home – Episode 10 featuring Mollie Hemingway

My conversation today is with Mollie Hemingway, a popular and fierce journalist. Mollie is a senior editor at The Federalist where she is unafraid to challenge conventional thinking in the media and in politics. Her work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, the Guardian, The Washington Post, CNN, National Review, GetReligion, Ricochet, Christianity Today, Federal Times, Radio & Records and many other publications. Mollie was a 2004 recipient of a Phillips Foundation Journalism Fellowship. ...

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Teens and Screens: Advice for Parents

As a father of four children under ten, I am constantly thinking about our kids' interaction with technology. On the one hand, I want them to be read and equipped to leverage technology to fulfill their God-given mission in this age. On the other hand, I see technology as a kind of loaded weapon that can be used by the enemy to destroy their souls. This is why I really appreciate people like Dr. Kathy Koch, who has thought deeply about this. She's got a new book out, Screens and Teens. I had the chance to chat with her for Leadership Journal this week. Here is one question I asked: I think a lot of Christian parents are wrestling with the tension of using technology for good and also protecting their kids from potentially harmful content. How can they navigate this tension? We certainly need to parent by faith and not by our ability to...

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