Christians are called to uplift Christ, glorify God while being salt and light in the world. What if there was a quick and simple way you could do all that without any real effort as part of your daily routine? You can on social media. Here’s how to do it.
Making a difference for Christ may be easier than you think. Use these quick steps on social media to glorify God and uplift Christ with no extra effort!
Social media is a powerful tool. It gives everyone with a device access to multitudes of people who need Christ.
Check out these statistics about how people are using social media.
According to GlobalWebIndex.com:
- 97% of digital consumers have used social media in the past month.
- 84% of people with access to the internet use social media.
- 50% of the global population is using social media: that’s 3.8 billion people (an increase of 9.2% since 2019)
- 90% of Americans between 18-29 use social media.
Consider the averages of internet users ages 16-64:
- 2 hours 24 minutes each day on social media every day.
- 8.6 social media accounts per user.
There is no doubt that people are using social media.
There is an old adage that says, “If you want to catch fish, you must go where the fish are.”
If you want to reach people for Christ, we must spread the Gospel where they are.
Faith Promise Missions is a powerful and proven way for each local Church and Christian to have a part in the Great Commission reaching the world with the Gospel.
A faith promise commitment is an offering given by faith, above the tithe, to support worldwide missions.
You can help spread the Gospel around the world! Here are 10 easy steps to partner with God through Faith Promise Missions.
1. Realize God has entrusted you with the Gospel.
“But as we were allowed of God to be put in trust with the gospel, even so we speak; not as pleasing men, but God, which trieth our hearts.”
1 Thessalonians 2:4
What an amazing thought! Are we being good stewards of the Gospel?
2. We are commanded to spread the Good News both in our community and around the world at the same time.
“But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.”
We should go soul winning at home and support soul winning missionaries abroad.
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Ministry life has plenty of ups and downs with twists and turns. It is exciting until things start to get complicated, and you say to yourself, “What was I thinking?!”
In October 2019, I decided to take my three children to Six Flags New England in Agawam, MA. I realized that with the busyness of ministry and the complications with my wife’s health, we hadn’t done anything special with the children during the summer.
Six Flags had a big sale where I could get season tickets for next year (and unlimited access this year) for the price of a one day visit. It seemed like a no-brainer, so I bought the tickets and set a date.
When we drove up to the park, the first thing we could see was the steel backbones of roller coasters rising into the sky. The kids were excited and wanted to ride them first.
I must confess that I don’t really like roller coasters.
There seems to be a shortage of Christian manhood today. Where are the men of faith and action in this generation? We need courageous Christian men!
Earnest Shackleton placed this ad while looking for a crew for an Antarctic expedition. It is said that 5,000 men applied for the job. The ad understated the dangers. Shackleton’s 1914-1917 Antarctic expedition became a breathtaking tale of hardship and survival.
The response to this ad reminds us that some are drawn to seemingly impossible tasks. Mainstream Christianity is marketing the life of a Christian as a neverending party with few rules and even fewer expectations. Our Lord presented a very different concept of discipleship.
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But when Jesus saw it, he was much displeased, and said unto them, Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.
Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, he shall not enter therein.
Jesus loves the little children. He wants them to come to Him.
Our Lord rebuked the disciples and taught them to allow the children access to Himself. In fact, He used a child as an example of salvation.
Children show us the way of salvation. They exhibit two qualities necessary for salvation.
If you don’t come to Christ with child-like faith, you cannot be saved.
Every church should have an outreach plan to reach children for Christ.