I love technology; it can be a great blessing. We know that it is a gift from God and part of His common grace to all mankind. But like any blessing, it can move... from being leveraged to serve our King, to becoming king. We must thoughtfully consider technology's place in our lives.
Is it being used as a tool to serve our King, or has it become a king in our lives where we are slaves to it and obey its calling out to us?
I've included a video below from John Piper who has a timely word we should consider.
I trust it helps.
Jesus is precious.
He has done eternally sweet things in us.
He will continue to powerfully work in and through us.
This illustrates these truths well:
This video stirred me deeply. It humbled me. It made me grateful. It’s a ten minute investment of your time that is well worth it!
From Tony Reinke:
The following 4-minute video captures the moving testimony of one family faithfully enduring pain and suffering. Says the father John Knight: “I have a little boy who is blind and has Autism and growth hormone deficiency. He doesn’t eat well or sleep well. My wife lives with stage four cancer in her body. I have a hope and I have a future. I have a Rock. I cling to my Jesus.” Simply amazing. Watch their story here:
Here’s a short video that makes simple what we believe our church should be striving after.