Last week, whilst on holiday, I read: Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age. It was such a helpful book in helping me to understand and appreciate the vastly different world my teenage daughters are growing up in. Seriously, I would recommend all church leaders, teachers, pastoral teams and youth leaders read this book. Continue reading If you’re over 30, read THIS book!
I’ve been thoroughly enjoying reading Cal Newport’s book Digital Minimalism. It is so challenging and provoking. However, probably the most challenging chapter is called ‘Don’t click “like”‘ and is an exploration of the difference between ‘low grade’ connections, in the world of social media, and rich ‘high grade’ conversations that take place face-to-face. Here are just a few quotes: “Turkle draws a distinction between connection, her … Continue reading The difference between connectionand conversation
A great article in the New York Times, brought to my attention by a good friend Phil Whittall. http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/09/27/opinion/sunday/stop-googling-lets-talk.html?_r=0&referer=https://t.co/x9U5C79nLc Continue reading Stop Googling. Let’s Talk