Faith & technology — June 1, 2020

How do we use technology to help form our faith? This question is not new, but with the reality of social distancing that came with COVID-19, its urgency cannot be denied. Given the tools at our disposal from livestreaming worship to teaching Bible studies via Zoom, what are best practices for harnessing them to teach the tenets of faith, cultivate community and shape us for service? This issue invites us to wrestle with these questions in real time as we continue to seek ways to be and do church in the 21st century.

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A theological approach to using technology in faith formation It is the responsibility of the church to consider which tools can provide the greatest potential for reaching out and growing disciples.

Youth faith formation in a digital age The goal of good resources isn’t to make church look flashy, but they can help build relationships with God and one another.

What do we do when we “do this”?  Joseph Small suggests that communion can wait until congregations gather in-person again.

Real presence Barbara Wheeler writes that Christ is present in communion wherever we are.

Meet the moderator candidates Arthur Fullerton is standing for General Assembly moderator.