This is where you will find social media links to web sites, which concern Facebook, Twitter, and other Social media and how they can affect your marriage.
Below you will also find descriptions of resources that can help you, as well. We believe we need all the help we can get. Please take advantage of these resources in your marriage relationship. First:
SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS
• Facebook.com/marriagemissions This is the Facebook page for Marriage Missions International. In it you will find marriage tips posted each day. These tips are like little vitamins to help keep your marriage healthy.
• Twitter.com/mrgmissions is the Twitter web site for Marriage Missions International. You will receive different marriage tips here.
• Twitter.com/mrgwrks This is the Twitter site for the ministry of Marriage Works! They often send out great twitters.
• Twitter.com/ThePureBed This is the twitter site for the ministry of The Pure Bed —another great Twitter site.
• X3watch is an online accountability ministry. It can actively monitor/scan your web-browsers address bar and logs any/all web pages that it deems “morally questionable”. Depending on the version you have (purchased or free) the “Accountability partner(s)” email will receive a report every 1 to 4 weeks. If the report is empty, no “bad” sites were visited. The program is compatible with all current web browsers such as Fire-Fox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer.. etc. You can activate X3watch on every device. This includes your desktop, laptop, tablet, and phones. They handle your account from anywhere. From basic settings to account upgrades, it’s all in the cloud.
SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS RECOMMENDED RESOURCES:
• Digital Invasion: How Technology Is Shaping You and Your Relationships is written by Dr. Archibald D. Hart and Dr. Sylvia Hart Frejd. It is published by Baker Books. This book uncovers both the subtle and the dramatic ways digital technology is changing us from within. It focuses on “the impact it makes on the spiritual life of individuals. Through insights from neuroscience and psychology, they offer readers therapeutic and biblical strategies for handling the digital invasion. This is so you can become good stewards of your digital lives. Parents, educators, students, counselors, and pastors will especially appreciate this cultural wake-up call.”
• Facebook and Your Marriage This book is written by K. Jason and Kelli Krafsky. They are a couple who use Facebook to strengthen their own relationship. Facebook and Your Marriage isn’t a how-to manual written by professionals. It’s a guide for married people who want to know the best ways to use Facebook and not put their marriage at risk. This book is full of answers, tips, and insights for how to use Facebook. It helps you to protect your marriage, and deal with many situations that can come up on social network. This book is published by Turn the Tide Resource Group.
• 12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing Youis written by Tony Reinke. Tony is the communications director for DesiringGod.org. Drawing from the insights of numerous thinkers, published studies, and his own research, writer Tony Reinke identifies twelve ways our smartphones have changed us. This includes changes that are good and bad. Reinke calls us to cultivate wise thinking and healthy habits in this digital age. He explains how to maximize the many blessings, and yet avoid the various pitfalls.
• The Next Story: Faith, Friends, Family, and the Digital World is written by Tim Challies. Zondervan is the publisher. In this book, author Tim Challies addresses questions such as: • How has life and faith changed now that everyone is available all the time through mobile phones? • How does our constant connection to these digital devices affect our families and our church communities? • What does it mean that almost two billion humans are connected by the Internet?
Tim Challies provides the reader with a framework they can apply to any technology. He explains how and why our society has become reliant on digital technology. Tim also explains what it means for our lives, and how it impacts the Christian faith.
• The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Proper Placeis written by Andy Crouch. It is published by Baker Books. In this book Andy Crouch shows readers that the choices we make about technology have consequences. They are ones that we may never have considered. He takes readers beyond the typical questions of what, where, and when. Instead he challenges them to answer provocative questions like, Who do we want to be as a family? How does our use of a particular technology move us closer or farther away from that goal?