Anger and outrage can be good attributes - don't hear what I am not saying - but I think there are appropriate reasons and outlets for such emotions. However, with the rise of the internet and ease of access to an instant audience, it appears the more opportunities one is given to voice your opinion the more outrage comes with it.
Churches are seeking to be known for something. They desire to be known as recognizable with certain characteristics, certain truths. Whether it be correct teaching, compassionate living, aiding others, educating, or any number of other things. The truth is churches are seeking to have, make, build, or develop a brand also.
Toxic people are those who don't support your dream. They are the one's who keep you from growing and going where you hoped. What are we to do with such people?
Instead of happily discussing our shared interests, social media has become a breeding ground for beat downs over differences. So how is one to navigate this minefield?
It's a non-stop feed of photo's, ideas, thoughts, and opinions. Social media can be a great place to interact and stay in touch with people. It can also be a pit of wasted time, energy, and focus. Yet one thing I have noticed about most social media platforms...
Fake News. He said, she said. #MeToo. Supreme Court nominations. And so many more controversial topics surround us every day. Tap on your news feed app, open up your web browser, or turn on your TV and we are constantly... Continue Reading →