Smartphones are ruining our relationships. With every moment we spend glued to our screens, we threaten to extinguish authentic forms of communication. The ubiquity of plugging in is robbing us of the ability to have reflective, thoughtful, personal interactions with those we are closest to. Instead, we are drawn to superficial interactions that demand immediate responses with all the ...
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We're looking at Chick-fil-A's cow marketing campaign, "phubbing" and the Netflix phenomenon.
Outside the current presidential election cycle that has been nothing short of a political circus, the transgender issue has emerged as one of the most pertinent challenges we now face as Christians interacting in the public square. From the highly-publicized transition of Bruce Jenner to Caitlyn Jenner, to Target’s initial statement about their bathroom policy, to the top-down POTUS ...
We’re mourning the victims of the Orlando shooting and taking a look at the relationship of news and social media.
This week's news included Muhammad Ali's death, a new team at the Olympics and zoo safety.
Last weekend, a toddler climbed over a barricade at the Cincinnati Zoo, tumbled over a cliff into the moat, and was carried away by a male gorilla. To save the boy, the gorilla was killed. It was a sad turn of events that could have turned out far worse. The mountain gorilla is an endangered species, as are all gorillas today. According to National Geographic, only 700 mountain gorillas ...
Have you observed in wonder the rise of adult coloring books? Alicia Cohn writes for Christianity Today to defend coloring, if it’s being used for good reasons.
Storytelling features prominently in Culture Matters this week, along with technology & the sanctity of human life.