Christians and social media


Writing about Christians and social media each Monday morning in the fall of 2015.  Here is are links to the list, in order:

From Cavemen to Kermit
Wise use of technology is about as difficult as wise use of the tongue, which James describes as a fire and a poison.

Social media in the Middle Ages
Few individuals in history have leveraged technology as effectively as Martin Luther did.

3 reasons Christians get social media wrong
We all know that there is a difference between a great talker and a great communicator. This difference is largely that the communicator listens more and connects better.

2 annoying things Christians do on Facebook
Nothing you post on the internet can heal me, bless me, or change me, no matter how many times I share it, repost it, or link to it.

3 reasons Christians should be extra careful online
No one’s words will be scrutinized more closely than one who claims the name of Christ.

Does social media make us narcissist?
There is a little narcissism in all of us, arising as it does out of our limitless capacity for self-centeredness.

Why the internet is addictive and what we can do about it
Hyperlinks are the brain’s chocolate, and most of us have not figured out how to say no soon enough. Or even if we want to.

How Christians can help save the internet
Gentleness and respect are what the social web desperately needs. And Christians should be leading the way.

3 ways to be faithful on Facebook
Facebook “friends” can become actual friends—but sometimes it takes more time and energy.

How to witness on the web
With practice and patience Christians can learn how to awaken or uncover felt need or deep hunger by asking better questions online.


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