Category Archives: Technology

Silence and solitude needed

The practices of silence, solitude and secrecy are indispensable parts of spiritual transformation. But quietness seems to be an endangered quality. In a media saturated culture (dominated by technology), these disciplines seem to be increasingly at risk. Continue reading

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Can God protect us from disasters?

My Saturday (3-26-2011) column in The Morning Call of Allentown, Pennsylvania:   Steve Cornell See also: Some Pray and Die

Posted in Apologetics, Atheism, Atheists, Creation, Evil in the world, God's control, God's Protection, God's Will, Hurricanes, Japan, Loss, Main problem, Mother Nature?, Problem of evil, Salvation, Science, Sovereignty, Technology, Theodicy, Trials, Tsunami, Weather | Leave a comment

Earthquakes, geologists and theologians

  Over the last century, humans have gained more control over life than ever before. Advancements in science, technology and medicine have allowed us to feel like we can master just about anything. But how much control do we really … Continue reading

Posted in Afraid to die, Afterlife, Apologetics, Creation, Divine Lottery, Earthquakes, Evil in the world, Fear of death, Fear of God, Final judgment, God's Patience, God's control, God's Protection, Human depravity, Science, Sovereignty, Technology, Tsunami, Weather | Leave a comment

Facebook photos: good, bad and ugly

Are Facebook photos always innocent? Consider a few thoughts about Facebook photos – the good, the bad and the ugly. The Good: reconnecting with old friends Facebook photos we can help us reconnect with friends and see their family without being invited … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Deception, Discernment, Facebook, Heart, Parenting, Parenting teens, Self-deception, Selfishness, Sexual temptations, Technology, Teenagers, Temptation, Twitter, Uncategorized, Youth | 9 Comments

Facebook is for narcissistic people?

According to a study by a York University psychology student, narcissistic people suffering from low self-esteem “gravitate toward Facebook as a self-promotional tool and tend to be heavier users of the site.” No surprise here. But what about typical users … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Facebook, Parenting teens, Social Networking, Technology, Teenagers, Worldview | 5 Comments