Parent Resources

Episode 21: 7 Lies Tech Tells Us

Tech makes promises it can't keep. It promises: You’ll get rich quick You’ll be happy You’ll have a purpose You’ll be famous You’ll be wanted You’ll be in charge You’ll be anonymous We believe these lies in little ways every day. Maybe it's going to my phone one extra time when I could have ...

Episode 20: How Do We Address Pornography With Our Kids? (with Greta Eskridge)

Pornography is a topic we don't even like to admit is a thing. There's so much shame, guilt and confusion (along with a healthy slice of denial) in the area of sex and pornography that we often just don't want to address the topic with our kids. Today we get a chance to talk with Greta Eskridge of Ma and Pa Modern (@ma...

Episode 19: Pursuing Our Kids

Today we get to talk about intentionally pursuing our children and what that looks like when we are often competing with tech for  time (either our own tech use or the tech use of our children).  Often the default setting is to turn to tech when we are fatigued (individually and as we parent). We aren’t going to sa...

Episode 18: The Lie of Anonymity

Today we're going to talk about the lie of anonymity. It's one of the most painful lies we believe in Drool Tech today. We are invited to believe we can be whoever we want, say whatever we like, do whatever we feel, and see only what we desire. We can be whoever we want because there's no tether to reality. We can s...

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May

What Is Worthy Of Your Attention?

“Attention is the beginning of devotion.” Mary Oliver What is worthy of your attention? Look at your screen time for this week. What has been getting your attention? What have you been devoted to? In my life it’s been:  Exercise (thank you Trainer Road)Work (writing this post, for example)Entert...

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May

Episode 17: Make Your Smart Phone a Dumb Phone

It's easy to find ourselves using our phones when we don't need to be. My personal favorite is finding myself swiping through social media when I'm supposed to be heading up to bed. What are the odds what I see on there will actually help me sleep?  So to help us make better tech choices we're going to talk today abou...

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May

We Must Love God In Front Of Our Kids

In this week's podcast we discuss how we can raise young people who love God. As parents our job is to Love God in front of our kids. We don’t need to be perfect, to have a degree in theology, or to make sure we keep up with all Pinterest Jones’ out there. We walk out our faith in front of our kids — showing our...

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May

Episode 16: How Do I Raise Kids Who Love God?

Gospel Tech is a resource to help families love God and use tech, so today we’re going to dive into the second half of that: How do I raise my kids to love God? We’re going to look at four specific areas: Love God In Front of Them Share your Testimony Model…     -humility     -value in Christ    ...

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May

“Our minds are to our souls what our brains are to our bodies.” -Ravi Zaccharias

So what we put into our minds, what we set our hearts on, find enjoyable, celebrate with our focus and our time, those impact the condition and health of our souls.  And this isn’t just content that is morally wrong. Sure, there is stuff we watch or listen to that doesn’t pass the Philippians 4:8 test, and...

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May

Episode 15: We Had To Make a Screentime Schedule!

This week Anna is back and we share a conversation that's been going on for a couple weeks now: What to do once the kids are in bed! Maybe it's the Covid talking, but there came a point where we felt like life was just on repeat - and the shows were burning time that we should have been using elsewhere. But where? In ...