Media research tells us that, in today’s culture, it takes seconds for us to make a judgment. As a media producer and consultant, I educate clients on how to grab attention fast, especially on social media platforms. Pictures and words matter. The downside is that we’ve become an overly critical culture, and today on social media, people get vicious. Christians need to be extra cautious. Just because we’re armed with God’s truth doesn’t give us the authority to be rude. Romans 14:13 says, “Therefore let us stop passing judgment on one another. Instead, make up your mind not to put any stumbling block or obstacle in the way of a brother or sister.” NIV. Humor and sarcasm can produce laughs, but they can also backfire and cause impenetrable spiritual walls. Perceptions about Christianity and God’s nature are formed instantly. Christian means “little Christ.” Are you a “little Christ” when posting? Let’s get the culture’s attention by being known for reflecting God’s grace and mercy.
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