Parent Kit: Navigating the World of Technology & Social Media

Summit Ministries is proud to stand with parents in every season of raising the next generation of Christians. With advancements in technology and the rise of social media use among our youth, we want to support, encourage, & equip you with resources on the subject. Below you’ll find material on the topic of social media and technology to better help your children embrace God’s truth and champion a biblical worldview. Check out our Summit Ministries: Parents page for more content!

                How Technology Affects Us (and What to Do About It)

Technology can be a wonderful tool that makes our lives better, or it can be destructive to our relationships and mental health. We need to be mindful of how it is affecting us and others. If you see it negatively impacting you or your children, consider following some of the tips listed in this article. Let us be proactive and implement limits and boundaries now to prevent problems before they arise.

                Technology: Tool or Tyrant?

Are you concerned that technology in your household is acting more as a tyrant than a tool? Read the following article to better understand that the path forward is wise engagement with regular reflection. The true test of human flourishing will be if regular usage of any technology is cultivating the fruit of the Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control

                Can Parents Use Technology for Good?

Johnathan McKee highlights the importance of preparing our kids to responsibly use screens through meaningful connection and conversation.

Audio – Arlene Pellicane on Raising Kids in a Tech-Driven World

Listen in below as Arlene Pellicane  and Aaron Klemm have a conversation about social media and technology. This discussion is to help equip, inform, and encourage parents in particular, who are in a unique position to speak into their children’s use of technology and implementing strategies to engage technology wisely.

Arlene Pellicane on Raising Kids in a Tech-Driven World

                Gen Z: Social Media & Finding Truth

J. Warner Wallace shares how deeply social media has influenced our youth and its impact on their identity.