In this week’s news roundup, host Mike Cosper and editor in chief Russell Moore reflect on Robert Putnam’s 20-year-old book, Bowling Alone; what to do about a society that has only become more disconnected since then; and the impact this has on even one of life’s most simple pleasures: going out to dinner. Krista Boan joins in to discuss smartphones and how best to set you and your kids up when introducing this new technology. Stick around to hear about which apps Cosper, Moore, and Boan can’t live without.

Joining us this week:
Krista Boan is the cofounder of Screen Sanity. She studied English and Psychology at the University of Kansas and earned her Masters in Education at Rockhurst University. Author of Social Media Playbook and Well Framed: Grounding Your Social Media in God’s Love, she lives in Kansas City with her husband and four kids.

Resources referenced:
Bowling Alone by Robert Putnam
From Bowling Alone to Posting Alone by Anton Jager
Metzger Bar and Butchery reservation cancelation by Emily Heil
Screen Sanity

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