#Emptyshelf17 #20 Home by @JoSwinney

Home: the quest to belong by Jo Swinney My rating: 5 of 5 stars I first heard that Jo was writing this book last year, when she saw a blogpost I'd written for Amy http://www.amyboucherpye.com/2016/05/.... I've read this book mostly on the train, and have really enjoyed the mix of personal story (both Jo's own & those she's found) mixed in with drawing upon the biblical story of David. I've always been fascinated by how…

[MEDIA] Online Gaming and Children with @GuardiansAncora

Guardians of Ancora is a game created by Scripture Union, seeking to have a fun game that appeals to young people, is within a safe environment, and allows learning of faith. It has monthly Bible quests, quizzes, Bible stories and videos. I wrote some content for them last year which is currently appearing in blogs: Choosing Games for Children Setting (Gaming) Boundaries Trending, in Children's Apps Keeping Safe Online 6: Good Practice Online Keeping Safe…

[MEDIA] iGen: How young people are using social media today with @TWRuk and @MeganLackie

A few weeks ago, I had a chat with Megan Lackie about young people and social media, with content placed after a panel discussion with a couple of 'younger Christians' (Dave, Joanna and Arun): Social media is a 'neutral' tool can be used well/used badly. That 'addiction' word was used again - see previous interview with TWR on there! The notion of 'quality' time in face-to-face over online and 'reality'. The use of social media for…