Social Media: It’s everywhere. It’s inescapable. It has become one of the greatest tools of our time, yet it can also become our biggest distraction. What does the Bible say about using social media? Also, how can we honor God with our activity in social media?
In “What Would Jesus Post?”, Wassom seeks out biblical answers and wisdom for using social media. In it, we can answer questions and learn how God designed us to use social media, words, and interact with others. The main thing with social media has to be about how we can glorify God using it. How can we lead others closer to Christ through what we post, and respond to others. Not only is it at our fingertips, but social media brings great power and responsibility. We need to be diligent in how we use it. We can use it to build up the Kingdom of God, but also use it to taint the message through our thoughtless actions. Social media is a tool that is indeed a blessing, but with it comes great responsibility. Brain D. Wassom explores how we can honor God in how we live online, and apply His wisdom to the interactions we have in social media.
This book has been a blessing to read. It has been a quick reading, but more importantly a thoughtful read. I love being driven back to God and His Word. God has much to say regarding social media and our interactions with others. How can I use my Facebook accounts for God’s glory? What does it mean to be a “friend”? How can I aim for loyalty in my online friendships, and “be there” for others? This book begins the inward meditation and transformation as we seek to honor God with our very lives and giving Him everything (even social media).
I highly recommend this book to anyone. It is a great read, as one begins to seek how they may glorify God in everything. With social media, we need to be discerning. We need to carefully discern our words and actions that go forth. We need to pursue accountability and continue in discerning what we allow to be put before our eyes.