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Redeeming Technology: A Christian Approach to Healthy Digital Habits

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Radio Interview on Redeeming Technology: Issues Etc. (October 5, 2021)


Authentic Christianity: How Lutheran Theology Speaks to a Post-Modern World

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Being Lutheran – Concordia Publishing House

Radio Interview about Being Lutheran: Issues Etc. (May 31, 2016)

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Why Should I Trust the Bible?

Why Should I Trust the Bible? – Concordia Publishing House

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Clearly Christian: Following Jesus in this Age of Confusion

Radio Interview: Issues Etc. (November 2, 2018)

Radio Interview: Word & Work with Dale Meyer (November 15, 2018)

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Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

To Be Online or Not to Be Online: Uncovering the Roots of the Debates Concerning Online Worship

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 Concordia Journal

 Christ Coming to Us: Luther’s Rhetoric of Location

Inclined to Boast: Social Media and Self-Justification

The Gospel Coalition article about “Inclined to Boast: Social Media and Self-Justification”



Christianity Today

In Times of Tragedy, I Find Solace in Scriptural Art



The University of Chicago – Divinity School

Sightings: Religion in Public Life – Social Media and Sin

Sightings: Religion in Public Life – How Facebook is Transforming Religion

Radio Interview about this article: Issues Etc. (August 3, 2018)

Sightings: Religion in Public Life – Twitter’s “Like” Problem

Sightings: Religion in Public Life – Mr. Zuckerberg, Meet Martin Luther

Sightings: Religion in Public Life – Theologizing Virtual Reality

Sightings: Religion in Public Life – Dopamine Fasting

Sightings: Religion in Public Life – Tools for Studying Pandemic Religion


Kanye, Flame and Augustine: Hip-hop and the conversion narrative


Hip-hop artists Sho Baraka and Propaganda flip the script

Have Steve Jobs and his gadgets made us less human?



Religion & Liberty 

Worship in the Metaverse



Outreach Magazine

Why Ministry Insight Can’t Happen at the Speed of the Internet

Two Ways to Ensure a Great User Experience on Your Church Website


The Conversation: Why Twitter’s cute, heart-shaped ‘like’ button is not so harmless

The Conversation: Silicon Valley’s latest fad is dopamine fasting – and that may not be as crazy as it sounds





Duke Divinity School

Small Steps Can Help Improve Your Ministry’s Online Presence

Don’t Wait Until You Need a Leader to Find One

How Do You Keep Great Leaders?

What I’ve Learned from My Mentors

How to Ruin a Team Ministry in Five Steps

Why Should We Care If Faith and Science Conflict?



The Gospel Coalition

The Reformation’s African Roots

Our Noisy Age Needs More Rhetoric, Not Less

Is Our Visual Age Making You Blind?

What Luther Would Say to Silicon Valley

The Brave New World of Bible Reading

Three Ways Young Pastors Can Survive Ageism

Trevor Sutton - Best American Essays

 Houghton Mifflin’s Best American Essays – Modern Love: The Findings of a Sorority Chaplain

Valparaiso University Seal

Liminal Links: Church in a Digital Age

Riding with Mani

Seuss, Serapion, and Scripture

Saint Timothy: Patron Saint of Peach-Fuzzed Pastors


Artificial Intelligence 

The Internet of Things

Facial Recognition and the Face of God

Faith and 5G