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How social media can impede our witness: The disconnect of the digital life

Recently, I was reading a book and was impressed by the scholar’s careful exposition, nuanced approach, and charitable engagement with critics. Naturally, in the age of social media, I decided…

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What we can learn about Biblical ethics from the storyline of scripture

The study of Christian ethics is an underdeveloped area within the evangelical tradition, as many of the resources on biblical ethics come from the Roman Catholic moral tradition. While this…

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Balancing Our Uneasy Relationship with Technology After the Pandemic

During this pandemic, we had technology forced upon us in order to stay connected with one another, and we became inundated with resources, online gatherings, and options in our digital culture. While this season has been extremely difficult for everyone in different ways, technology has been an amazing gift from God where countless people have heard the gospel for the first time, and many more have deepened their relationships with God, the church, and their families through discipleship.

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Should the government regulate social media? Florida’s new social media bill and the crisis of online governance

On Monday, May 24, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) signed a new bill into law regulating content moderation and online governance in the state on social media platforms. This bill is the…

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WeeklyTech Podcast Celebrates One Year!

It’s hard to believe that the WeeklyTech podcast just turned one year old! Over this past year, I have had the privilege of interviewing some of our society’s top thinkers and scholars about pressing issues of theology, ethics, and philosophy in our technological society. It has been a real joy to connect with them and hear about their important work.

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Should Facial Recognition Be Used in Policing?

In January 2020, The New York Times broke the story and raised public awareness of a little-known facial recognition startup called Clearview AI, which sells their controversial technology to more than 600 law enforcement agencies and police units around the nation. CEO Hon Ton-That says the benefits of the technology include allowing police to identify criminals quickly and efficiently, often from a single photo uploaded to the service.

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Just Because We Can Doesn’t Mean We Should: Thinking Ethically about Technology

This past spring, I had the honor of working with the Colson Center on a couple video explainers as part of their “What Would You Say?” series on Youtube.

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Is content moderation stifling public discourse?

Content moderation is difficult work for any social media company. Every day millions of posts and messages are shared on these platforms, most are benign in nature but as with anything there will be abusive, hateful, and sometimes violent content shared or promoted by certain individuals and organizations.

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