In our techno-industrial society, it may no longer be enough of a witness to live Christianly in a secular economy. Being a faithful witness to Christ means ordering our lives according to the counter-economy of God’s kingdom.
As Christians, we should be careful not to fall into the trap of the technological gospel, which says that we can invent our way to immortal life and the perfection of our environment.
Earlier this year, I decided to try a little experiment and see if I could live without a computer or smartphone. Like the prisoner who made his way out of the cave to see reality for the first time, I began to notice the world around me with fresh eyes.
One giant roadblock to becoming effective in the areas of self-management and communication is the fact that we are living in the digital age. That statement is contrary to what we are told, though.
People all over the world are communicating with each other with no limits on distance. These technological innovations have led to some amazing things.
Social media has helped us connect with a variety of different people. Sadly, unforeseen by their developers, these media platforms can also cause much harm