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Does anyone else feel like an old cynic for not hitting like on “those” Facebook posts?
Ok so lets see. If you share Facebook messages that say (for example), “share if you love Jesus”, do you do it because you agree with the sentiment contained within the post?
Alternatively if you dont share them, is there any reason?
Please also see “What Price is a Retweet” for a look at a similar area.
The Church Sofa lads would probably say that social media plays a fairly large part of our lives, we’re regularly on Twitter, Facebook and Youtube among other things. In fact a while ago we realised that one of the main ways we communicate is through Facebook messenger or tweeting each other (a lot of The Church Sofa gets planned that way too). We’re always looking for ways to make sure that we’re doing our very best to have integrity between our personal lives, our profesional lives and our online lives and one of the key parts of that is our faith.
Three in four digital-savvy Christians in the UK use social media to chat about God, according to poll data released by Tearfund today.
The poll revealed that 74% of online UK Christians welcome the opportunity to reveal their faith on digital platforms, while the remaining 26% do not feel comfortable talking publicly about their faith online.
We realised not that long ago that one of the main ways the 2 Andy’s of The Church Sofa, communicate with each other mostly through Facebook chat with a few texts, emails and tweets in between, when we’re not at the pub at least. And we’re pretty much both firmly involved in social media in several ways. This guy however raises some interesting questions…