Social Media Catechesis?

Earlier this week it was reported that Facebook is thinking about lowering their minimum age so that kids under the age of 13 can join the social network, with parental supervision. Many people think this is a bad idea, and some have even suggested that the age requirement should be raised. As … Read more about Social Media Catechesis?

Anthropology of YouTube

Okay, so this four years old now, but I've never seen it before. (Even in a media saturated world, you can't see everything, right?) We watched it this evening in my DMin class on The Gospel and Global Media Cultures. It's almost an hour long, but totally worth watching. Not only will this help … Read more about Anthropology of YouTube

Blogging About the Gospel and Global Media Cultures

I'm back at McCormick Theological Seminary this week for another elective course in my Doctor of Ministry program. This week it is a fascinating class called The Gospel and Global Media Cultures, taught by Mary Hess from Luther Seminary. Essentially, it is a course about the intersection of … Read more about Blogging About the Gospel and Global Media Cultures

All I Wanted Was a Chicken Sandwich

Here is a story about how social media and social consciousness can ruin your breakfast...but stimulate important conversations and perhaps encourage more justice in the world. This morning, between some housework and a son that just wouldn't wake up to go to daycare, I left the house without … Read more about All I Wanted Was a Chicken Sandwich