It probably does not surprise you that I understand selfies (and digital communications in general) as “a form of autobiography–not just where we’ve been and what we’ve done but also what it all means” (90).
The popularity and increasing use of social media has been a growing area of heated debate and controversy topic in the past couple of years, in both Christian and secular circles. But how does social media affect us in regard to God’s mission?
On the 7th January 2015 the world awoke to the harrowing news of an extremist attack on the Charlie Hebdo headquarters in Paris. News outlets across the globe covered this sad incident in intricate detail. Shortly after, political figures of all stripes and sizes marched the streets of Paris, showing solidarity with the people of France and the right to freedom of speech.
A taste of the resources I’ve been engaging for the upcoming “Social Media Workshop: Communications and Community” (Post Graduate & Faculty Ministries Staff Team Mtgs, 3/27/2015). Pray for workshop preparations. And please do not hesitate to share your top articles/insights 🙂
What tips/ideas do you have for InterVarsity’s National Graduate & Faculty Ministry Staff Team Members in Using Social Media Appropriately and Effectively to Grow Communities? Now’s your opportunity to give input. I’m leading a seminar on the topic at our April Team Meetings. Here’s some material I’m seeking to address: How do we use social […]