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Reference

Luke 10:38-42
It's Time to Flip the Script!

Luke 10:38-42

  1. Does our use of technology cause us to be more dependent on God or less dependent?
  2. The only way to change our screen habits is to be intentional and specific.

Tech-Wise Practice #1: We create more than we consume.

Tech-Wise Practice #2: We are designed for a rhythm of work and rest.

Tech-Wise Practice #3: We wake up before our devices do, and they “go to bed” before we do.

Tech-Wise Practice #4: We aim for “no screens before double digits” at school and at home.

Tech-Wise Practice #5: Car time, Dinner time and Restaurant time is conversation time.

Tech-Wise Practice #6: Never impulse buy.

Tech-Wise Practice #7: Recognize advertising for what it is – propaganda. Call out the lie!

Tech-Wise Practice #8: Cultivate a deep appreciation for creation.

Tech-Wise Practice #9: Set specific times for email and unsubscribe from anything unnecessary.

Tech-Wise Practice #10: Turn off all notifications, alerts and sounds.

Tech-Wise Practice #11: Set a time and a time limit for social media (or just get off it).

Tech-Wise Practice #12: Remove all social media apps from your phone and eliminate any app that doesn’t save you time.

Tech-Wise Practice #13: Take a regular day alone for silence and solitude.

Tech-Wise Practice #14: Increase your DTWG by spending time in God’s word and prayer.

Take Action!

  1. What have you observed about your use of technology over the last several weeks?
  2. How often do you think your electronic devices distract you from more important things?
  3. Which Tech-Wise practice was the most intriguing to you? Why?
  4. Which Tech-Wise practices do you sense can make the greatest difference in your life right now?
  5. Identify the Tech-Wise practices that you're going to take action on and let God flip the script!