There are real dangers with constant notifications on your phone. Pastors must manage how and when to connect with people. Social media can be especially toxic. Mark Satterfield, senior pastor of the Glade Church, joins us on the show. How do we keep the phone from keeping us? It takes work to break the confirmation bias of social media algorithms. It’s good to establish deep work patterns away from the constant distraction of email. We discuss how to set your phone to minimize distractions without disconnecting completely.
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