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Captivated: finding freedom in a media captivated culture

From the back cover: Have we entered a techno utopia or a virtual prison?  Should we be celebrating unreservedly or should we be cautious and skeptical?  Is it the greatest leap in productivity or the biggest setback from the things most meaningful in life?  Has today’s connectivity drawn us closer to one another or strangely … Continue reading

10 Questions to Ask Before Watching a Movie

The Dark Knight Rises released today and given the level of excitement and anticipation over this third instalment in the newest Batman series, it seemed good to put together a list of questions to ask ourselves before we watch any movie.  Hopefully these are helpful to you in discerning what we as Christians should and … Continue reading

One Mom’s Heartwrenching Concern

The following is a comment made by a mom from our church that I couldn’t shake and, with her permission, had to share.  Here’s what she said: It worries me so much that one day my son will be exposed to pornography. Stop and let that sink in for a moment.  She wasn’t talking about … Continue reading

Sexting rates higher than previously thought

Sexting rates higher than previously thought.  Tim Challies had this posted on his blog this morning.  If you have teenagers living at home, and you’re unaware of this phenomenon you should read this article.  There are more resources available on this should you need more help in this area.  One point this particular article doesn’t … Continue reading

Captivated: The Movie | HeadHeartHand Blog

Captivated: The Movie | HeadHeartHand Blog. – Since the series last year on media/technology I’m continually on the lookout for more resources to help people battle this area of culture.  By the review and trailer this looks fascinating and I intend to watch it.  If it’s worth doing so you’ll hear more about it soon. … Continue reading

Fake Love, Fake War: Why So Many Men Are Addicted to Internet Porn and Video Games – Desiring God

Fake Love, Fake War: Why So Many Men Are Addicted to Internet Porn and Video Games – Desiring God. – This is a powerful, truth packed article.  If you are a man, read it.  If you are a young man, read it.  If you have a son or grandson who is a young man, you should … Continue reading

Angry Birds downloads pass half-billion mark

    Angry Birds downloads pass half-billion mark | ITworld – this is pretty mind blowing.  And an entirely devastating commentary on our society…

God’s Technology

Over the summer we spent five weeks delving into the area of digital technology and media.  There is much more that could have been said that wasn’t.  Thankfully, there are many resources available to take us further in discerning a distinctly Christian response as we live out our faith in a digital age. If you … Continue reading