Podcast: Getting Too Deep into Social Media

Sam Rainer

July 14, 2020

How deep is too deep for pastoral involvement in social media? In this episode, we discuss how pastors can lead through social media. Twitter and other places can be a cesspool, so dive in with caution. Do not use your children as a platform builder online. Be a kingdom builder online. Focus more on encouragement than anything else. Watch out for things that get on your nerves but are not sin issues. A good rule of thumb for shepherding online is to be 99% encouraging and only 1% corrective. Don’t feel the pressure to comment on every social issue online. Balance is key. Let the whole of your ministry speak more than your social media statements.

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