A Proverb for Social Media

 Here's an excellent inspired proverb for using social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and the like: Proverbs 27:2.  This verse doesn't use the term "brag" nor does it specifically refer to what we call a "humblebrag," but the concepts are for sure there: Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; A stranger, and… Continue reading A Proverb for Social Media

Digital Media, Screen Time, and the Christian Home

I have to admit that I often wish my wife and I were raising our children before the digital age – before there were 6+ screens in each home, before people spent 7+ hours in front of a screen each day, before people’s conversations always got interrupted by the cell phone.  I’m not at all… Continue reading Digital Media, Screen Time, and the Christian Home

Internet Addiction

 This is an interesting, thought-provoking, and helpful book: The Digital Invasion by Archibald Hart and Sylvia Frejd.  From a Christian perspective, this book discusses media technology (computers, smart phones, Facebook, email, etc.) and its effect on people.  Hart and Frejd's book is not an outright attack on technology, but it is a call to be… Continue reading Internet Addiction

Unfriend Yourself

I really enjoyed this short book on social media and the Christian life: Unfriend Yourself by Kyle Tennant.  It’s only 97 pages long so one can read it in just a few days.  In fact, that’s what Tennant suggests in the subtitle: “Three days to detox, discern, and decide about social media.” I have read… Continue reading Unfriend Yourself