Author: Kristin Schmidt

Technology: Tool, Treasure, Tyrant or Trouble?

Best Practices for Youth Group Use without Abuse We have all likely seen it: adolescents going about daily routines with backs hunched, heads down and hands seemingly attached to electronic devices.  They text and tap and tweet fluidly, as if the cell phone was an eleventh finger. Let’s face it: teens in this day and age are increasingly attached to technology. This is truly an ever-booming era in which information is instant and desire for gratification and communication grows to be the same.  Kids from toddler to teen are glued to screens, swiping and staring with ease. Like it...

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