By Matt Lumpkin

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Oops. Ever created a system, sermon, website or experience you were absolutely certain would delight those you designed it for — only to discover that your design primarily catered to your own needs and was shaped by misguided ideas about what others should need or want? We often carve our own blind spots and biases into stone and then become annoyed when people who aren’t similarly shaped, bump their heads on them. It’s hard to design really good, accommodating systems and to understand and embrace the needs of those for whom we design. Even those who do try and pay close attention don’t always succeed.

Matt Lumpkin, MDiv, works at the intersection of theological education and technology in order to help this Gutenberg moment become a Wittenberg moment..

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