How Should Christians Use Social Media?

by Michelle S. Lazurek | Christian News Headlines
September 7, 2013

We all need to belong. From tweeting your latest accomplishment on Twitter to the local library’s book clubs, everyone wants to belong to something, somewhere.

Social Media ChristiansWe believe it will bring value to our lives and enrich it in such a way to make us better people. We learn this from the time we are young children, hanging onto the schoolyard fence in the hopes that maybe that popular group of people will look our way and invite us to join their intimate clique. We transform our inner and outward appearance so the people who are most worth our time deem us a valuable part of their community.

Then we become adults. We throw off the chains of high school life just to cross the threshold of adulthood. We believe now we can become the real us, and we won’t have to fake who we are in order to impress others around us.

Wrong. Adulthood forces us to address deeper questions regarding our identity:

What if I never become a successful person in society? What if I never get married? Is this all there is to life? What’s my purpose in life?

We all need (and want) to belong. It’s in our DNA. We can fool ourselves into thinking [Read the full article here: Social Media and Christians]

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