Facebook Meets Wisdom

And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

Colossians 3:17, ESV

Stephen Altrogge, at The Blazing Center, has a thoughtful post on using Facebook wisely for the glory of God.  He approaches the subject in terms of three categories:  relationship with God, relationship with others, and temptation.  He does not portray Facebook as the Devil, but he does offer some helpful suggestions for evaluating our own personal use of Facebook.  Two basic questions he suggests asking yourself:

Does using Facebook result in me spending less time with the Lord?

Does it result in me being more distracted in my devotional times?

At the end of the day, Facebook is a tool with much potential.  Like so many other things, it all comes down to how it is used.  Read the entire post here.


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