Digital Revolution Has Exposed Our Addiction to Activity

Russell Moore writes that the greatest threat to the Christian faith isn’t hedonism, it’s distraction. Christian leaders have made the mistake of thinking that the church needs to shout more into our busy world and make more noise, but the true need is for the church to be a refuge.

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Why this story matters for church leaders:

Have churches worked so hard to reach out through technology that they have forgotten the role of the church as a refuge?

  • Relevant or Subservient? While churches should communicate with members in ways they’ll recognize, when does this go too far with digital technology?
  • Drawbacks of Technology: What are the specific drawbacks or dangers of technology for the church?
  • A New Calling: Are there ways that the church can play a constructive role as a refuge from the frantic activity of today.

Are there steps you can take away from technology in order to make yourself more present for others?

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