Has this ever happened to you? You’re sitting in church, using your phone to follow along with the Scripture passage. Your phone vibrates – or dings! – letting you know that your cousin Susie just posted a picture of the cinnamon roll she’s currently eating.
Or you get a phone call. Or someone just commented on last night’s Instagram photo. Or someone tweets the score of the game you’re recording (Lord have mercy!).
We have all had it happen. I know because I sat behind you in church last week. (wink, wink)
Not too long ago, I was sitting in the front row of a church, singing and preparing to walk up on stage in only a few minutes. As I glanced over, the person next to me was scrolling through their Facebook timeline. It was the lead pastor.
Yes…It happens to all of us. Facebook. Texts. Twitter. Pinterest. Instagram. Email.
Fortunately, there are two very simple tricks that will solve this problem once and for all. (Three if you include leaving your phone in the car during church.)
If you take 10 seconds (not kidding) as you’re walking into church these tricks will help you stay focused on what you came there to be focused on. [Read more…] about 2 Tricks You Need to Know If You Ever Read the Bible On Your Phone