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Posts Tagged ‘Social Media

Social Media Guidelines

November 11, 2021

Social media is not evil, but it does present certain temptations that can be hard to resist. Whatever good or bad we encounter on social media, there is always a human behind it. We choose how we use social media. We decide how we allow it to influence our lives. When we face temptations, it […]

5 Options When We Disagree

February 22, 2021

“In the multitude of words sin is not lacking, but he who restrains his lips is wise.” (Prov. 10:19) “There is one whose rash words are like sword thrusts, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.” (Prov. 12:18) We live in a culture that rushes to comment on every event and every word. We are tempted […]

How to Make Facebook Better

July 21, 2020

“Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.” (Philippians 2:3) Americans are growing unhappier each year. Part of the reason for our unhappiness is social media. Many people do not feel better after spending time online. They feel worse, and yet we keep doing it. We refuse […]

Corona and Conspiracies

April 14, 2020

The recent pandemic coupled with sheltering-in-place has led some to surmise about all kinds of conspiracy theories. Contemplating unfounded theories from the comfort of our home might be an innocent exercise if it were not for our ability to broadcast them to the world. Private speculations have become public proclamations and this has led many […]

5 Questions on Commenting on Social Media

May 6, 2019

What Would Jesus Facebook?

September 21, 2016

“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be children of your Father in heaven; for he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, […]

Musings

February 14, 2014

Social Media I have read several great posts regarding social media lately. In Seductress or Servant: Managing the Addictive Power of Social Media Dan Bouchelle tells his story regarding the dangers and addictions of social media. In I Tweet, & Apollos Blogs, But God… Michael Whitworth asks us to consider why we are using social […]

Why Facebook is Hurting Christianity

February 4, 2014

I love Facebook. I have been on Facebook for eight years now. I first created an account in 2006, and I have used it for various purposes. It is great for keeping up with friends, whom I never get to see. I interact with people I went to high school with, and I haven’t seen […]

Musings

August 2, 2013

After taking the month of July off from Musings it is now back. Here is your weekly dose of links and other things I have found interesting this week. Hauerwas on War and Politics Stanley Hauerwas, one of America’s greatest theologians, is never dull. Some may view his statements as controversial, but Hauerwas is always […]