The world has changed.

16 billion texts? 3.2 hours on social networks? Send 175 million tweets? Wow. The world has changed. It wasn't that long ago that smartphones were mostly in the hands of business professionals with Bluetooth earpieces walking through...

Internet: The Biggest Shift Since the Industrial Revolution

These kind of figures always astound me: HT Youth Ministry Media

400 Years of the King James Bible (infographic)

I'm only a month late on this. HT ChurchMag

Word Clouds

I came across this website called Wordle. With Wordle you can insert any number of words and text that you wish and it will generate a conglomeration of those words in any color, size,...

Identity and Instagram (or any other social media platform)

Where do we find identity? How is our identity shaped? In whom is our identity formed? These are pertinent questions for your middle school and high school student. And they are always asking the big...

What an Argument Looks Like on Facebook…

I'm sure we've all seen a comment stream on a Facebook post that looks like this: HT ChurchMag source CollegeHumor

Students Love Technology (infographic)

In light of students @ Hayward Middle and High School acquiring MacBooks and iPads this school year (as part of the 1 to 1 initiative) as well as this generation's burgeoning fascination with technology...

Commenting on the Internet (update)

I'm not a frequent commenter on blog posts. I read a lot of blogs, but I don't normally comment. I know bloggers get frustrated at the lack of comments when they know that hundreds...

Is Porn Harmless, or Is It Damaging Lives?

From the UK, a former editor for Britian's version of Maxim magazine, called "Loaded" discusses his conclusion that pornography is "the most pernicious threat facing children today." I asked the teenagers: 'On a scale of one...

What in the TECH is Going On?

Recently, Pastor Jeremy and I have had a few provocative discussions in different settings regarding technology and its use among young people in particular. I've been in conversation with a professional in the technology...

Tweeting @ Kids Camp 2011

Okay, so I'm gonna try and experiment. The Twitter. I don't use Twitter very much because the people in our area (and the teenagers) do not tend to use it. I do have a Twitter...