Episode 261: Saving Your Kids From Technology w/Andy Crouch

Is technology making it harder for kids to grow into healthy adults? Is there anything we can do about it? Author, thinker Andy Crouch stops by to talk about his new book, The Tech-Wise Family, detailing the impact technology is having on American families and what we as parents can do about it. PLUS – Social media messes up Eugene Peterson’s week, and, it’s finally happened! Video games are more satisfying than real life! This week on the podcast!


Videogames entice you with a shallow difficulty to reward curve.

Most valuable things start out very difficult and take a long time to master.

Videogames aren’t passive, but they are just active enough to entice you

The work they would be staffed with isn’t challenging or rewarding.