Families and technology

The Gospel Coalition podcast recently featured an interview of Andy Crouch by Collin Hansen. They discussed how technology (particularly smartphones and similar devices) affect children and family life . They share valuable reflections on the sort of serious considerations Christians should give to how we use technology.

Andy Crouch on How to Become a Tech-Wise Family: Collin Hansen interviews Andy Crouch about putting technology in its proper place.

Read more about the podcast episode.

This article is part 1 of 1 in the series Faith & Technology.

On the responsibility of parents for their children before God

Reflections on Ephesians 6:1-9. Some of the memories I have of childhood are from the primary Sunday school class. My mother was the teacher for most of what I can remember, though there were some other teachers in later years. I obviously benefited from what I was taught in those early classes, and I still draw on the knowledge that was imparted to me there. …

The darkest day in American history

This day marks, among all others, the sins and failures of mankind. In this regard, it is not unlike other days. But this day marks a great darkness, a great evil, a great forwardness, a rebellion of the hearts of men against their Creator. This day marks what is most assuredly the darkest day of all in our American history.

Pat Robertson says disease is acceptable grounds for divorce

This article is part 11 of 14 in the series Ugly Church Stuff.

According to ChristianityToday.com, Evangelist Pat Robertson stated on his television show 700 Club¬†yesterday that it’s okay for a man to divorce his wife if she is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. His statement was in response to a viewer’s question about a friend who had begun dating another woman because his wife had Alzheimer’s. Pat Robertson Says Divorce Okay if Spouse has Alzheimer’s | Liveblog | …

St. Augustine on marriage

From Of the Good of Marriage. 1. Forasmuch as each man is a part of the human race, and human nature is something social, and has for a great and natural good, the power also of friendship; on this account God willed to create all men out of one, in order that they might be held in their society not only by likeness of kind, …