social media

We Need to Relearn to Be Present

My 20-month-old son is already familiar with a variety of Apple devices. He knows (roughly)…

11 Ways to Know You’re on Social Media Too Much

Social media is one of the most significant technological innovations of our generation. It has…

Jesus’ Flipping Tables Isn’t an Excuse for Your Online Rants

Read through enough Facebook comment threads involving Christians, and you will likely run across it:…

Eight Ways Christians Can Make Their Social Media Feeds a Healthier Place

I’m terrified that because of social media, the entire world can see my words. It…

Why Certainty Can Be So Dangerous to Faith

“I don’t know.” You could make a case that it has become one of the…

This Lent, Consider a Social Media Fast

We all seem to be looking down these days. I wonder if that’s why many…

Seek Impact. Not Attention.

Everyone wants it. Authors, bloggers, musicians, pastors. Your Facebook friends, your Twitter followers, your Instagram…

How to Move Beyond Instagrammable Bible Reading

In our world today, news and media comes in short, easy-to-read snippets that get the…

Why I Started Deleting My Old Tweets

When I typed “how to del” into the Google search bar, the first handful of…

Facebook Confirms It Scans Your Private Pictures and Messages

In an interview published earlier this week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg indicated that his company…

5 Questions to Ask Before Posting To Social Media

I was a freshman in college when Facebook came out and I distinctly remember thinking,…

Former Facebook President Says Creators Intentionally “Exploited” Human Psychology

In a recent interview with Axios co-founder Mike Allen, former Facebook president Sean Parker alleges…

How Social Media Can Ruin Your Marriage

All I wanted for Christmas was a 1999 Haro Zippo. No, not a lighter. A BMX…

8 Dangers of Social Media We’re Not Willing to Admit

When I posed a question the other day about possibly leaving social media, I got…

7 Signs You’re Spending Too Much Time Looking at Your Phone

When the entire world is at your fingertips, the temptation to never let it out…

The Spiritual Consequences of Selfie Culture

As someone who’s cycled through Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter, email and back again in the time…

A Guide to Debating Online (Without Losing Friends)

Another day, another Facebook debate. It’s all too common. You’re scrolling through your feed and…

What Oversharing on Facebook Says About You

A 2014 study suggested “oversharing” on Facebook may be an indicator of loneliness. Although the…

How to Keep Your Smartphone From Running Your Life

When I looked at my phone this morning, I had a few notifications asking for…

Behind Our Culture’s Marriage Obsession

There’s been a lot of talk about marriage lately—from reality TV shows like The Bachelor…

How Social Media Made Me a Better Person

You often hear about the dangers of social media, including: narcissism, wasted time, envy of…

Death by Validation

Looking at the need for validation that comes from all those like and retweet and favorite buttons on social media.

Jesus Is Not an Online Boyfriend

Kurt Willems on why spiritual tweets and posts are no substitute for an offline relationship with God.

I Facebook Creep (and So Do You)

Amanda Salmon explores the motivations for keeping tabs on former friends or lovers and how to quit creeping.

A New Year—Without Facebook

D.L. Mayfield explains her resolution for 2012: to get off of Facebook.

Is Twitter the Death of Writing?

Ben Stevens shares four reasons keeping a journal has never been more important in the age of social media.

Branding Evangelism

C.J. Casciotta writes on the difference between being like Jesus and selling Jesus.

The Care and Keeping of (Facebook) Friends

Kent Woodyard write for RELEVANT about the nature of social media friendships and how we can be more intentional in our online and in-person relationships.

Why Social Media Is Good for Us

Caleb Gardner writes a tech blog for RELEVANT about how social media and Facebook can actually help Christians communicate with each other and with God.