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Discipleship in a Digital Age: Resources

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Over the last few weeks, we have been considering how we ought to live as disciples of Jesus in the digital age. Technology fills our day with multiple gadgets and devices. Without careful intention, it can be easy for many of us to slide into idolatry and slavery to our devices and media, rather than bending its use for the glory of God.

As we continue through this series, we encourage you to take advantage of this helpful collection of resources below.

Books

12 Ways Your Phone is Changing You by Tony Reinke 

From the Garden to the City: The Redeeming and Corrupting Power of Technology by John Dyer

The Next Story: Life and Faith After the Digital Explosion by Tim Challies

The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Proper Place by Andy Crouch

Articles and Blogs

Six Wrong Reasons to Check Your Phone in the Morning and a Better Way Forward by Tony Reinke

Three Ways Technology Makes Us Anxious by Shelby Abbot

Electric Sheep: A CNN story on technology’s impact to daily life.

Audio and Video

Discipleship in A Digital Age OBC Course Audio

Distracting Ourselves to Death: An Interview with David Wells and Arthur Hunt: Desiring God Ministries: Authors on the Line

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

Smartphone Smart by Tony Reinke TGC 2017

The Heart of Screen Addiction Desiring God Ministries: Ask Pastor John

Thinking Theologically About Technology and Culture: John Dyer at DTS Chapel

Photos 

Eric Pickersgill’s surreal photo series on device use.