Three Ways Social Media Is Helping Your Local Church
Social media has not only disadvantages for the church, but also advantages. Here are three advantages.
Three Ways Social Media Is Hurting Your Local Church
Social media has not only advantages for the church, but also has disadvantages. Here are three disadvantages.
Can Your Soul Survive Facebook and Twitter?
This article explains some of the cult-like aspects of social media, making clear that we do not need Facebook or Twitter. We were created for community, which we may ultimately enjoy in the church,
Don’t Waste Your Life (Part 7): Entertainment and Social Media
Watching Our Words on Social Media
This article considers the responsibility we have to watch our words on social media, as God also will hold us accountable for what we say there. He calls for us to be full of both truth and grace in what we say.
Questions to Ask before Posting about Politics on Social Media
Do you have a habit of interacting with politics on social media? This article offers seven questions you should consider before you post.
Social Media and Middle School
When do you open the door for your children to access social media? This article provides a number of talking points for parents to cover with their children.
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Facebook ... To God's Glory Theme: Technology, Media and Social Media
Fight or Flight? Engaging Opposition in Social Media
How should Christians engage with opposition on social media? This article offers three guidelines: know where you stand, understand where others stand and why, and love people with the gospel.
Killing Social Glory-Seeking Hearts
Has social media become a platform for seeking self-glory and people's approval? How can you fight this temptation to self-glorification? 1 Thessalonians 2:7-8 gives three things Christians can do to avoid this temptation.
A Long Obedience in an Instagram Age
How do you practice discipleship in an age of social media and smartphones, which result in people having a shorter attention span? There are four things you can do to build disciples in such an age.
Why Social Media (and the Church) Is Making You Sad
This article discusses why the selective picture of life that social media shows can and does affect worship and liturgy as well, and not for the better.
Behind the Screens of the Selfie World of Teens
Has social media become the measure for your personal identity? This article looks at the culture of selfies, and how this shapes the view of self-image among teenagers. It shows how this can turn to idolatry, and makes a call to teens to find their identity in Christ.
When Should Teens Start Tweeting?
Having discussions at your home about your children and social media? This article offers seven discussion points to have with them on the matter. Two words feature as essential in the discussion: necessity and maturity.
The Christian Leader in the Digital Age
Have you thought about how the printing press advanced the Reformation? Can digital media do the same for the church today? This article makes a call to Christian leaders to embrace digital media—internet and social media—for the cause of the gospel.
Facebook Guidelines for Pastors and Others
Social media has both positive and negative potential. Looking at Facebook, this article shows how pastors and believers can make use of its positive aspects and avoid its negatives.
Pastors and Social Media (3): Be Sociable
How can pastors make the best of social media? Social media is intended to be social. This article explains five ways of doing that.
Pastors and Social Media (2): Be Intentional
How can pastors make the best of social media? By being intentional. How do they do that? This article explains the purpose and priorities in using social media.
Pastors and Social Media (1): Be Positive
How can pastors make the best of social media? This article explains that the first step is to be positive about it, and to consider the evangelistic, personal, and community benefits it offers.
12 Social Media Tips for Church Leaders
Social media can provide a wonderful opportunity for church leaders to build a platform for social influence. How can you maximize social media for such a purpose? This article offers twelve tips for church leaders.
Eight Theses on Christians and Twitter
How do you use your Twitter account? Consider these eight theses on Twitter, its strengths and weaknesses, and how Christians should be using this social media outlet.
The Pastor’s Guide to Twitter: Ten Tweets to Impact Your Church
As a pastor you can use social media to build up your church. This article points to ten ways you can use social media for your church.
Have You Already Had Your Reward?
Did you know that Matthew 6:1-2, concerning rewards, has something to say regarding how you use social media? This article explains.
Sexting is the act of sending sexually explicit photos or messages between cell phones. This is one of the misuses of mobile technology. This phenomenon has become popular especially among teens, and has extended to social media. How should Christian parents react to this?
Social media has become part of life. How should Christians view it? This article looks specifically at Facebook, discussing why it is attractive to users. The author focuses on personal identity and the use of Facebook, calling Christians to consider how they present themselves. How should Christians present themselves?
The Seven Deadly Sins in a Digital Age: Wrath
This article looks at the seven deadly sins in the context of our digital age. The use of social media frequently provides an outlet for the sin of wrath and anger.
The Seven Deadly Sins in a Digital Age: Gluttony
This article looks at the seven deadly sins in the context of our digital age. The author of this article describes digital gluttony that occurs with the overuse of social media.
With the flooding in of modern technology and social media, this article calls from a different lifestyle among Christians. The author calls individuals to cultivate solitude as a way of being alone with God.