This Wall Street Journal article shows that religion and technology are getting quite cozy.
Some specialized apps help parents keep track of what their children
are studying in Sunday school and offer discussion tips. Church leaders
also hope the apps will entice teenagers to stay involved with their
churches and will help provide spiritual guidance when they're away.
"That's their world: their iPhone. If it ain't in their pocket, it's
not real," says Tom Wray, a consultant within the Archdiocese of
Cincinnati who has promoted such apps to Catholic churches.
So far, mostly large, mainline Protestant and evangelical churches
have had customized apps made, developers say. Typically, the apps
aggregate information including a pastor's blog, church calendar and
sometimes a public, digital wall on which congregants can request and
What about it? Has technology impacted your faith life?
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