Looking back on the last decade of life and ministry, the smartphone is the single most significant difference maker in our lives, routines, habits, and expectations. At all times, we have information, entertainment, temptation, connection, and distraction only a second away.
Tony Reinke's 12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You helps us begin to understand just how significantly a cell phone impacts the everyday life and decisions of a Christ-follower. And if it impacts you, it impacts your friends, coworkers, children, and grandchildren just as much.
The changes in our lives due to smartphones can be good or bad. They can be opportunities or detriments. They can help open up your world or begin the process of having your world crash down around you. We cannot ignore it. We cannot gloss over it. We cannot wait for someone else to address it.
Do you control your phone - or does your phone control you?