Today's Message: Digital Deception | Brandon Naramore
1 Peter 5:8 (NRSV)
Discipline yourselves, keep alert. Like a roaring lion your adversary the devil prowls around, looking for someone to devour.
Smartphone Promise: Connection, Productivity, & Information.
Social Media Promise: Connection, Productivity, & Influence.
Since the advent of the smartphone over THREE BILLION people globally use this new technology.
47% of US smartphone users say they couldn’t live without their devices.
"Nomophobia" = (No Mobile Phone Phobia) is one of the most common symptoms.
Symptoms of Nomophobia
Our DEVICE has become a VICE.
The Smartphone Result: Disconnected, Distracted, & Depressed.
"A whole generation is more anxious, more fragile, more depressed than they have ever been.” Johnathan Haidt
What Can You Do?
Covenant and Kingdom