Do You Own Technology or Does It Own You?

It’s a great question, don’t you think? Have you ever given it any thought? This man apparently has, though I'm not quite sure I agree with his conclusion . . .

Can you relate to this video?! Are you feeling over-stimulated, distracted, bombarded on all sides by information and entertainment?

Tim Challies understands. His brand new book, The Next Story: Life and Faith After the Digital Explosion, just released this Tuesday. This week I spent about ten minutes talking with Tim about:

• Why technology is a good, necessary, God-given gift
• How and where we can go wrong with technology
• The conclusion he personally reached in answer to his question, “Am I becoming a tool of the very tools that are meant to serve me?” 
• How we as women can be discerning and wise with our use of technology



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Whether you get a copy of The Next Story or not (and I hope you can!), I encourage you to think through your use of technology. Do you own technology, or does it own you? How do you figure? 


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Paula Marsteller

Paula Marsteller

Paula Marsteller is a gifted communicator with a tenacious commitment to Scripture coupled with a compassionate, loving voice. She enjoys connecting with and welcoming people so they feel safe, valued, and deeply loved. People describe her as “wise,” “relatable,” and "fiercely gentle."

God has captured Paula’s heart, and she is passionate about sharing life-changing, gospel truths through the lens of her everyday, ordinary life as a wife, mom, neighbor, and church member. Paula is an insatiably curious, lifelong learner, so beware: she tends to ask a lot of questions of everyone near her (being careful not to overwhelm).
She served with Revive Our Hearts for fifteen years and wrote Confessions of a Boy-Crazy Girl: On Her Journey from Neediness to Freedom. You can catch her writing on

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