Nathan Edwards

Nathan Edwards

Review of 12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You

So, I haven’t actually read this book, I listened to it - on my smartphone. I got it free on audiobook because it was Christian Audio’s book of the month, and because it happened to be on my list to read I went ahead and downloaded it. You can probably…

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Review of Virtually Human

Virtually Human by Ed Brooks and Pete Nicholas aims to give a theological foundation for life in the digital world. The book is split into two parts. The first part puts our technology in the framework of our theology and the second part covers five more specific areas and how…

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Time Suck: Is the web useful or just a drain on resources?

It’s a question that I’ve been pondering on a fair bit recently, and it is pretty pertinent to me given I work 40+ hours a week building websites. Is the web really worth it? The obvious answer would be ‘yes’. Where else can I get instant access to news, communication…

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Tech And The Kingdom - What Is Useful?

A friend recently asked me if I’d heard of an organisation that gets christian programmers involved in using their gifts to further the Kingdom - I’m ambivalent to the idea but I only gave their website a quick browse so I might be being unfair. Anyway, it got me thinking…

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Review of Gospel Speech Online

Gospel Speech Online is a very small book by Lionel Windsor that I would describe as a primer on the subject of relating to others in the online sphere. I was blessed to attend the same church as Lionel in Durham, UK, a few years back, so when I heard…

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What is the point of a church website?

It is a rarely well answered question. Why does your church website exist? For many churches the only reason that their website exists is because, well, it does. It is often barely a passing concern for the decision makers in church, especially when that basically amounts to the minister. On…

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Truth in a post-truth world?

I assume most people have been made aware by now that the Oxford English Dictionary chose “post-truth” as their word of the year for 2016. The definition is as follows;

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