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Cyber Sabbath

Cyber Sabbath

Let me ask you a few questions, and I want you to answer as honestly as you can. You should never lie to anyone, but remember, I’m a pastor, so it’s even worse if you lie to me. (I’d hate for lightning to strike you where you’re sitting and leave just the charred remains of

What Would Jesus Say on Social Media?

What Would Jesus Say on Social Media?

 If you play the fool and exalt yourself, or if you plan evil, clap your hand over your mouth! – Proverbs 30:32 Here it is, translated for social media: “If you are tempted to slam someone online or brag on Facebook or send off a nasty tweet, turn off the screen and walk away!” That’s it in a nutshell,

Do We Mistake Our Families for Facebook?

More than a billion people are on Facebook these days. And they’re all incredibly happy. Don’t believe me? Just look at them. Click on practically any Facebook page you want — your son’s, your mother’s, your next-door-neighbor’s, your cable provider’s — and you’ll see more smiles than a car-full of clowns. Facebook pictures are filled

The Proverbs 31 Woman: How Not to Do It All

Key Scripture: Proverbs 31:10-31 Meeting the Proverbs 31 Woman This woman is unreal! Literally. All of the other women you will meet in this twelve-session study are captured in a real place and time. Each of their stories comes from a particular context and setting in biblical history. But not the woman portrayed in Proverbs

Setting Social Media Boundaries for Kids and Teens

The world has changed a lot since I was a kid. My teenage years were either spent with my head buried in a book, stretching the phone cord to my room to have a private conversation, or riding bikes through my local hometown. Being “connected” wasn’t even a concept I knew about or was aware

#Struggles: Our Battle with Technology

Read: Luke 10:27 Matthew 6:19-21 Galatians 1:2 Most everyone seems to agree that life is getting busier, crazier, and more frantic with each passing day. We’re bombarded by more information than we know how to process — news, ads, commercials, blogs, tweets, music, pics, and more ads. Crazier still is that we have more devices,

Social Media: What Would Jesus Tweet?

Life is short and time is precious. If you are going to surf, let it be on a board off the Gulf Coast after a spring storm – not aimlessly on the Internet. As Christians, we can’t make a difference in this world unless we are  different. So be a good steward of your time online; have a purpose

free of secrets

Live a Life Free of Secrets

No Hiding If you’re keeping your actions a secret, then most likely you’re doing more than just zipping your lip—you probably also have evidence you need to dispose of: a web browser history that needs to be cleared, a candy bar wrapper that needs to be thrust to the bottom of the trash can, a

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