A study finds that most young people believe it’s not OK to use cellphones at church, though one Baptist pastor says many use smartphones to access Scripture during worship.

Published in Culture

A Baptist youth ministry consultant is using an online poll to determine how much teenagers really do know about texting and chat acronyms that often worry parents.

Published in Social Issues

Sex has become less about procreation, more about commerce and technology.

Published in Columns
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 11:42

Do you solemnly swear — on this Kindle?

An ambassador was recently sworn in with her hand on an e-reader instead of the Bible — a move some described as “very 21st century,” while pastors and theologians differed on its symbolic implications. 

Published in Culture
Monday, 01 April 2013 09:10

Group proclaims: Let there be access

A Houston nonprofit partners with Baptist and other churches to provide computer and Internet techology to the unemployed and underserved.

Published in Organizations
Friday, 01 March 2013 15:30

‘Leveling up’ religion

Religion and video games share a common goal of offering a healing alternative to a hurting world, but one of the two is doing a far better job.

Published in Commentaries
Tuesday, 05 February 2013 19:00

Baptist church sign wows NYC, media

Madison Avenue Baptist sign messages draw visitors, social media and newspaper, online stories.

Published in Media and Arts
Friday, 21 September 2012 15:19

Victims shine light on video voyeurism

A syndicated talk show used the conviction of a traveling evangelist sent to prison for secretly videotaping the wives of close friends to raise awareness about how spy camera technology is being used by peeping toms.

Published in Social Issues
Sunday, 19 August 2012 20:00

Churches lag in social media oversight

Churches without policies governing online activity risk embarrassment, or worse.

Published in Media and Arts
Monday, 06 August 2012 14:29

Social media bigger deal than survey says

A survey about social media usage and faith groups has researchers baffled.

Published in Media and Arts
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