Today on The Techology Show:

Matthew Deprez – matthewdeprez.com

Matthew Deprez is a sought after speaker at colleges, conferences and churches on issues surrounding youth culture and intergenerational ministry. He is currently on staff at Frontline Community Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and is the author of four books including Rediscovering Jesus and Join Generations. He married to Megan, and together they, Isaiah.

Anthony Casey – @acasey64

Heath Mullikin – heathmullikin.com

Matthew Tietje – matthewtietje.com

Interview with Matthew

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THEY SAID IT

The United States is a very strategic place for people to interact.  It’s ironic in a place with all the freedoms to interact that people don’t do it. In light of the deficit of contact, what better thing could happen than to have a bunch of people move into your neighborhood and build houses of worship?

Missiologist Todd M. Johnson on the research from Gordon-Conwell’s Center for the Study of Global Christianity that shows 20% of non-Christians don’t know any Christians.

SOURCE:  Churchleaders.com

Ballmer’s late-to-the-game approach over the past 13 years hasn’t fully moved Microsoft on from the shadow of Gates and the PC, and he’ll never get the chance to fix that himself. Instead, his retirement is an admission that he isn’t the best person to transform a software giant into a devices and services company.

Tom Warren, in his article, Steve Ballmer’s 13 years as Microsoft CEO leaves a mixed legacy with little vision

SOURCE:  The Verge

Admitting you are lonely is like holding a big L up on your forehead,

John T. Cacioppo of the University of Chicago, who studies how loneliness and social isolation affect people’s health.

SOURCE: Slate

Whichever faith you think is the one true faith, it’s undeniable that the majority of this church-spending is going to support false doctrines. Upgrading a church’s physical plant doesn’t enhance the soul-saving capacity of its clergy.

Matt Yglesias, economics correspondence over at Slate, who thinks the United States ought to start taxing churches.

SOURCE: The Washington Post

Coming Up

September 3, 2013 No Show Gone to Haiti

September 10, 2013 Chad McCallum

September 17, 2013 Dr. Devon Smith

October 1, 2013 Dave Bever