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How technology can assist – and hinder – our individual spiritual journeys

Technology can help us guide our own spiritual journey. However, it can also manipulate our behavior in a direction completely opposite of the values we are trying to achieve.

Psychiatrist warns against relying on technological experiences as a substitute for love

I recently addressed our inability to do what's good for ourselves when it comes to food. And now Dr. Todd Essig, in a Forbes magazine article, warns us that we do the same thing when it comes to technology.

How technology presents opportunities to people of faith

Thanks to the innovations of the Roman Empire, the Christian Apostle Paul was able to travel widely and disseminate his letters to the early Christian communities well beyond its starting point in Palestine.

That awkward moment…

Perhaps you’ve seen the memes. They begin with “That awkward moment when…” and proceed to describe a common (often funny) awkward moment.

POLL: How do you rate your level of technological reverence?

More people are fiddling with their smartphones or tablets in church.

Positive changes to LDS missionary work reflects changing world

Last October, President Thomas S. Monson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced that instead of waiting until they were 19, young men could serve missions at 18, so long as they had finished high school. For young women, the change was even more significant: 19 instead of 21. This opened the floodgates as the number of missionaries currently serving has surged from 52,000 to 70,000 over the past eight months, and is anticipated to reach almost 100,000 by the end of this year.

James Holmes, technology and killing sprees

Another week goes by, it seems, and there is another ideologically-motivated spree killing in America. It’s sparked a lot of discussion about gun control and ideology gone rancid in our culture.

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