The long-awaited Church and New Media is out this week! Brandon Vogt managed to put together a fantastic book, even despite having me write one of the chapters.
Though the entire book is chock full of insights about how new technology is impacting the Church, there is one part that I found particularly fascinating, and not in a good way. In Chapter 2, Marcel LeJeune drops the bombshell news that students at Texas A&M University no longer say “Howdy!” when they pass one another on campus. He speculates that it has a lot to do with new technology; students are too busy texting, talking on the phone, or listening to music to even notice the people around them, so the age-old A&M greeting has...READ MORE