Internet, Video Game & Social Media Awareness

With the advances of technology growing exponentially, it is nearly impossible to escape the cumulative effect electronics has on us as Christians in this culture. This reality is not something we can ever avoid, rather, we are called to “be good stewards” of the things we are provided.
 
This section is designated to provide information and resources to create awareness of how our “plugged in world” doesn’t have to derail the life God intends us to lead.
Common Things I Help With in My Office...

 

 

  • “We’re afraid our child is addicted to video games and would never leave their room if we didn’t make them.”

  • “Our child is struggling with school, work and social life because of their involvement with technology and entertainment.”

  • “The only way our child calms down is if we give them an electronic to play with.”

  • “We want our child to learn to be social and not be delayed in life due to the abundance of technology in their world.”

Featured Readings

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Digital Invasion, by Dr. Archibald Hart & Sylvia Hart Frejd

 

With the latest research supporting them, Dr. Hart uncovers both the subtle and the dramatic ways digital technology is changing us from within, especially on our relational and spiritual lives. Through insights from neuroscience and psychology, they offer readers therapeutic and biblical strategies for handling the digital invasion in order to become good stewards of their digital lives.

 

 

Caught in the Net, by Dr. Kimberly Young

 

Written by one of the top researchers in the field, this book is among the first to acknowledge the addictive nature of the internet and subsequent social media outlets. This is a valuable resource with helping develop a personal strategy to maintain a healthy balance of the digital and real worlds we live in.

 

 

  

Featured Articles & Posts

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"Smartphone Apps to Wach Out For"

Written by: Mark Gregston

Linked from: www.heartlightministries.com

 

"4 Questions to Ask About What Your Child is Watching"

Written by:Arlene Pellicane

Linked from: www.crosswalk.com

 

“Protect Your Children from Video Game Addiction”

Written by: Whitney Hopler

Linked from: www.crosswalk.com

 

“The Facebook Trap”

Written by: Dr. Sylvia Hart Frejd

Linked from: www.aacc.net

 

Justin Bangert, MS, LMFT . Christian Marriage & Family Therapist

The Center for Christian Counseling, Consultation & Training, Inc.

5310 Wall Street, Suite 500 Madison WI 53718

608.274.8294

info@christiancounselingjustinbangert.com

 

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