Category: What Social Media Should Be About

  • Social Media Should Be About My Brokeness

    For some reason one day about every six weeks I wake up depressed. It’s a weird feeling but a cloud sort of hangs over my head all day.  Usually a combination of stress, and physical weariness. The truth is we all have days when the drama or issues of life get us down, and of […]

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  • Social Media Should Be About My Beliefs

    One of my favorite ministry opportunities in Australia was helping out with a conversational english group at the local library once a week. What made this so much fun (and frightening) is that group included Buddhists, Muslims, Catholics, and individuals who had little interest in God. The first week they asked why I was there, […]

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  • Social Media Shouldn’t Be About My Arguments

    There are a few things people (including myself) do on Facebook that annoy me [1] but only one truly makes me angry.  That’s getting involved in a debate about divisive issues online. My problem isn’t with the people who do it because they are usually defending a Christian worldview (a good thing), the problem is it’s […]

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  • Social-Media is About My Purpose

    One of the things that really scared me when I took some time in December to evaluate my use of social-media was just how random my communication was.  It had gotten to the point where I would share whatever thought popped into my head [1]. It wasn’t really the randomness that bothered me (we are all random […]

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  • Social Media Should Be About God’s Glory

    Last week I shared some reasons why the Lord led me to step away from social-media (Facebook in particular) because my communication online was totally self-centered. By focusing only on my own needs instead of others By entertaining others and making myself look awesome By using online communication to fill my love tank (need for approval) By […]

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