Politically Speaking

Politically Speaking

Books: Carl Truemann, an evangelical Presbyterian professor/pastor from England, now serving in the US provides his own perspective on the strengths and weaknesses of American Christian political discourse in:  Republocrat: Confesssions of a Liberal Conservative...
Digitial Discipleship (4) – Benefits

Digitial Discipleship (4) – Benefits

I’ve been writing about the inherent problems of Digital Discipleship, and now in my fourth installment I’d like to indicate a number of benefits: The ability to get prayer requests and ministering needs out quickly to those who can help. Easy access to online bible...
Digital Discipleship (3) – Relationships

Digital Discipleship (3) – Relationships

I really don’t think people change their minds with online debate.  I have yet to hear a testimony from anyone like that.  First, people pick their teams before listening to the argument – and online debate only hardens these loyalties.  Secondly, it’s missing...
Digital Discipleship (2) – Witness

Digital Discipleship (2) – Witness

I mentioned last time that we are becoming unhealthy addicted to the dopamine rushes of instant information and digital attention.  Add to this growing problem is the fact that Christians are often wired to attach desperately important spiritual significance to these...
Digital Discipleship (1) – Our Brains

Digital Discipleship (1) – Our Brains

Over the past year I’ve been having many conversations with friends and colleagues about what it means to follow Jesus in the digital age and have read a number of helpful articles on the subject.  I thought I’d pass along some initiation observations.  My working...