Tag : Technology

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…

2 Comments / 345 View / August 28, 2015

Bible Study: Navigating the World at Your Fingertips

This one-part Bible study explores the murky waters of the online world and looks at what the Bible has to say about our behavior both on- and off-line. Continue reading

0 Comments / 484 View / April 25, 2014

Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: Happy Birthday, iPod!

Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: Happy Birthday, iPod!

If you can wrench the iPod from a teenager’s hand, you can have access to their entire music library and see quickly and easily what kinds of music they listen to most often. Continue reading

0 Comments / 20 View / November 15, 2011

Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: Hyper-Texting

Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: Hyper-Texting

A few years ago, I regularly heard parents complaining of $200 or $300 cell phone bills racked up by their texting teen’s overages. In nearly every frustrated conversation these parents would exclaim, “How many text could they possibly be sending…

0 Comments / 17 View / December 7, 2010

Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: The iPad

Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: The iPad

Technology geeks everywhere rejoice! We have a brand new Apple invention to talk about, analyze, and prepare to stand in very long lines to get. Apple has officially unveiled their newest, ground-breaking…well…I’m not entirely sure what to call the iPad….

0 Comments / 12 View / February 15, 2010

Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: Cell Phones…Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em

Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: Cell Phones…Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em

Cell phones and I have a love/hate relationship. I love cell phones when they allow me to spread information quickly and effectively.  I can send one text to all my youth 24 to 48 hours before an event, and see an…

0 Comments / 24 View / November 9, 2009

Know Thy Tech: What They Know & What They Don’t Know

Know Thy Tech: What They Know & What They Don’t Know

Youth know a lot about techology. But there’s also a lot they don’t know…. Continue reading

0 Comments / 19 View / April 14, 2009