When we read the news, we are not merely informed—we're also formed. In this refreshing call to put the news in its place, Jeffrey Bilbro (a news editor and associate professor of English) helps us gain a theological and historical perspective on the nature and purpose of news. Offering an alternative vision of the rhythms of life, he suggests thoughtful practices for media consumption in order cultivate healthier ways of reading and being.
Why is everyone so angry online? Pastor and former radio host Douglas Bursch provides a spiritual examination of how technology changes our communmication and why social media divides us. Then he shows how Christians can address polarization through a ministry of peacemaking, offering practical examples of how to handle online conflict in redemptive ways.