Following Jesus in a Digital Age

How is technology shaping your walk with Christ and how can Christians think wisely about our use of social media, the rise of misinformation and conspiracy theories, and the growing polarization in our increasingly digital society?

Handling Political Divisions in a Digital Age

Church leadership can be challenging in a digital world with political and cultural divisions. But pastors can foster healthy trust as they grow churches. One of the symptoms of a post-truth, tech-dependent society is misinformation. But what is misinformation, exactly?…

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Two ways to make digital activism better

According to Pew Research Center, 80% of Americans say social media platforms are effective for raising public awareness about political or social issues, and over half have also been civically engaged on social media in recent years. Social media can be…

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How to Lead Others in a Digital Age

Nearly every week, I hear from pastors, ministry leaders, or parents about the ethical challenges they face as they encourage those under their care to love God and love neighbor (Matt. 22:37–39). Many of these questions center on the digital…

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Explainer: The FDA expands abortion pill access in local pharmacies

On Jan. 3, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a regulatory change that allows pharmacy chains and local pharmacies to distribute the first of the two-stage abortion pill regiment…

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Roundup of Top Conversations from 2022

I started the Digital Public Square podcast back in April 2020 with hopes of helping Christians think wisely about the ways that technology intersects with ethics and the public square….

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The Value of Friendship in the Digital Age

Social media and technology companies make countless promises every day that seem too good to be true. These promises include staying connected with loved ones, forging and maintaining friendships across…

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Conversations on theology, ethics, and philosophy in the public square


Christian Ethics in the Digital Public Square with Jason Thacker

This is a special episode of the podcast as we kick off a new mini-series themed after a new volume that I had the privilege of editing entitled The Digital…


The formative power of technology and how digital Bibles shape our reading of Scripture with Dr. John Dyer

In this episode, I am joined by Dr. John Dyer to talk about the formative power of technology and how it deeply shapes the way we see the world around…