Tech Tips Tag

We are excited that #ParentChat is coming up on Monday, January 26, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in the Kennedy Fellowship Hall. We have created a #ParentChat Facebook page so that you can easily share this event with your friends. The community is also invited to join us for #ParentChat, so please share this free event with your pastor, youth minister and friends who may be interested in learning more about the impact of social media on their children.   Please make this event on social media and Internet safety a priority as this is such an important issue that can...

We are excited that #ParentChat is coming up on Monday, January 26, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church Sanctuary. Please make this event on social media and Internet safety a priority as this is such an important issue that can impact your child's spiritual formation, intellectual and emotional development, social skills and even their safety. Our featured speakers will be Matt McKee and Adam Duckworth. There will be a Question and Answer session following our speakers and we want to hear from you! Please e-mail your question in regards to social media or Internet safety in advance to Sarah Hajduk...

As we begin our annual Turn It Off Challenge (TV and Device Turn Off week, April 11–16) tomorrow, this is a great opportunity to consider how we live in an “always on” culture. While we encourage all of our students and school community to turn off their TVs, tablets, and phones we realize that it is not always practical or in some cases even possible. The focus of this week is less about what you don’t tune into, and more about what you do tune in to. We encourage our students and community to engage in the blessings of really focusing on people—in person. Whether...

One of the most impressive things about social media is the speed at which information can spread. Everyone is now a journalist—sending reports, photos and commentary all over the world with a few taps of their thumbs. Unfortunately, misinformation spreads just as quickly. Reports of Tom Cruise’s death in Australia and Justin Bieber’s retirement circulated through social media like wildfire only to be found untrue. Most of us have forwarded an email or two, with information we later found to be false. Before spreading information, be sure to do some basic fact-checking. If it is important enough to share, it’s...

Large, leather-bound study Bibles are giving way to Bible apps on mobile devices. In addition to being much easier to have at hand, one of the benefits of these apps is the built in ability to quickly share a passage of scripture on a variety of social media.  YouVersion is a free, popular Bible app that has great integration with Facebook, Twitter and SMS messages. This Christmas Season consider ways to share the true meaning of Christmas with your followers and friends online....