Multitasking and Scripture

I believe that one of the most deadly effects of social technologies (smart phones, social media, etc.) for Christian young people is the increasing tendency toward multitasking.

Here’s a sweet infographic from on how much multitasking has been growing over the past two decades:

I think we all know that multitasking is not as effective as pure focus, but we enjoy the adrenaline of multitasking nonetheless. No one has summed it up better than Erik Qualman in his book Digital Leadership: “multitasking is junkfood for your brain.”

How does the emphasis on multitasking affect the way we approach Scripture. This video, by Read Schuchardt, helps get inside this.

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