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By Tyler Amy on 01/11/2012
She inspected it from top to bottom, opening the drawers, admiring the ornate designs of this particular model…Mom’s “new” treadle sewing machine was made in September of 1917…This got me thinking: How many iPods are going to be in good working condition in the year 2105?
By Ragan Sutterfield on 01/28/2011
There was an evangelical environmental campaign several years ago that asked, What Would Jesus Drive?…meant to lead toward the idea that Jesus would be a low-carbon kind of guy who’d probably drive a Prius or maybe a grease bus…But what if Jesus wouldn’t drive anything?…
Posted in Agrarian Notebook, Environment & Creation, Features, Technology | Tagged Al Gore, christian environmentalism, climate chaos, Creation Care, crisis, environment, future, green living, human scale, Jesus, limits, society, Sustainability, Sustainable Living, technology | 2 Responses
By Peggy Kendall on 04/12/2010
I called the electric company and they informed me the power might be out for an hour or two. I couldn’t watch t.v., listen to music, read a book, or talk to anyone. I began to calm down and became accustomed to the quiet. I was alone with my thoughts for the first time in a long time. God had given me a gift…
Posted in Features, Life In The Spirit, Technology | Tagged Christian view on media and technology, listening to GOD, Peggy Kendall, Prayer, rhythm of life, solitude, technology and faith | Leave a response
By Jason Fowler on 04/09/2010
In the end it’s not a matter of external actions but of the secret depths of who we are. Are we mastering our tools or are our tools mastering us? Are we humanizing technology or is it dehumanizing us?
Posted in Features, Technology, Voice of One Calling | Tagged church and tech, evolution of the internet, immersive technology, immersive web, Jacques Ellul, kingdom of GOD, Neil Postman, technology and faith, Tim Berners-Lee, web 3.0 | 8 Responses
By Ragan Sutterfield on 03/23/2010
Not long ago I had to decide—new cell phone, no cell phone; smart phone, plain phone…I found the most basic free phone I could—one that could make calls, text with difficulty, and maybe survive my abuse. In making this choice I was choosing much more than a cell phone—I was choosing a different form of life…