Tag Archives: Technology

Household Wisdom and More

A couple of months ago I shared the Q Ideas video presentation of Andy Crouch concerning his recent book, The Tech-Wise Family.  The folks at Q Ideas recently released a “backstage” segment where Crouch got to add to his talk. … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: No Roomba for You

Here’s today’s WuMo from gocomics.com with a worst-case scenario involving civilization and technology.

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The Drive to Easy-Everywhere

A few weeks ago I spent some time reflecting on some of the high points of Andy Crouch’s The Tech-Wise Family.  It is, in my opinion, a book that everyone should read, Christian or not, single or married.  The folks … Continue reading

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The Courage to Sing

The third and final section of Andy Crouch’s The Tech-Wise Family involves singing and showing up.  It is the shortest section of the book, but it still packs a punch with content.  On some level, the content of this final … Continue reading

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“The Days are Just Packed” No More?

One of my favorite Calvin and Hobbes Sunday strips (and collections) involves a long summer day with Calvin’s final comment of how “the days are just packed.”  I think most of us feel that way . . . and most … Continue reading

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Work and Rest, Toil and Leisure

Once you get past the prolegomena of The Tech-Wise Family (which I mentioned here), Andy Crouch walks readers through ten “commitments” classified in three groups: key decisions, daily life, and what matters most.  The first section, of key decisions, picks … Continue reading

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Life by the Right Rule

Perhaps the most wonderfully frustrating thing about Andy Crouch’s The Tech-Wise Family is its reminder that daily life matters.  It is in the day-in and day-out, Crouch asserts, that something like character is formed. For Crouch, the family is key … Continue reading

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