Media Strike!....or is it?

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Happy Saturday, Everyone....from freeeezing cold, WI! Supposed to be -35 or colder with the wind chill tomorrow. Brrrrr! :D

With the continuing call to "social distance" and the ever changing mandates in our cities, I've had a lot of thoughts on MEDIA on my mind.

Before I get into that, I first want to preface this blog post by saying...if you know me as a person at all, you will know that I LOVE technology! I love upgrading my phone, I love checking out the newest things on the market, and I love to work and design new media presentations, etc. Anything having to do with new technology...better keep it away from me, or I'll be hooked! LOL

Having said that, let's dive into the purpose of technology in Children's Ministry...or not!

For years, I have taught that we are up against Disney World, and all things technological, so we have to provide an exciting experience for our kids...lights, decor, music, visuals, etc. And YES! By all means, visuals are important to children... and a MUST to retain their attention. Remember, kid's attention span is usually the equivalent of their age. ie: age 5 is 5 minutes, age 6 is 6 min, and so on.

It is