After taking LifeWay Christian Stores through a vision process, I not only shop there often, I go with a different mindset. Their mission is passionately engaging believers on their journey of faith. The big idea is to be an oasis-outfitter. A place that feels at the same time like a refreshing oasis and an REI outfitter, for your spiritual life.
Because I’m a father to Abby, my 15-year old daughter, I recently picked up a new piece of equipment: a book by Kate Conner titled, Enough: 10 Things we Should be Telling our Teenage Girls.
Here is a takeaway that I think brings immediate value to any Christian using social media.
Conner argues that the answer to problems with social media don’t center around removing social media itself. Rather it involves the commitment to:
Take the good, leave the rest.
She cites 1 Thess. 5:21: “Test everything. Hold on to the good.” Here is where her words grabbed me:
- Take the enjoyment, leave the addiction
- Take the communication, leave the isolation
- Take the inspiration and leave the jealously
Good stuff. And remember what Aristotle said, “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able…Continue Reading