May this Snack Pack have something just for you.
With church tech, I’m sure you have your own personal pet peeve that bug you the most. Mine might just be texting habits that need to stop. This video from Buzzfeed from a couple of years is still relevant today. If you are in charge of church tech at your church or have some influence at your church, you may want to share this with your staff and maybe even congregation.
I’m kidding of course. Except for you Karen, you need to stop with the group texts immediately.
I’ll be the first to say that my trust in Facebook is small. It’s not so little that I don’t use it, so that’s saying something. But the stories coming out over and over of how Facebook’s “move fast and break things” philosophy is hurting communities and individuals without any big course correction is very, very disconcerning. At the same time, I put on my therapist hat as well as my writing online about church and mental health doing more to help people, I worry when I see reports of Facebook deciding how to manipulate people’s emotions to get people to stay on longer and sell more advertising.
So you can guess my shock when I began to discover Facebook being proactive with mental health for individual users. Confused? Let me explain how I happened upon this.
I looked through the internet and found some snacks for your Friday! Enjoy!
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When you intersect powerful images with culturally relevant topics, you are bound to be inspired or frustrated. Maybe even both. Isn’t that what art is supposed to do? The images below by Steffen Kraft via his design studio ICONEO are profound. I’ve shared some of my favorites that has some tech connection, but I’d encourage you to go look at the rest. Do note, they are not Christian based. Despite this these culturally meaningful illustrations still matter and are worth our attention.
The image for this week’s Snack Pack, is some sort of sandwich, I don’t know what it is but I was hungry when I chose it. Don’t worry I chose everything else in the Snack Pack carefully.