When compassion is measured by our social and political activism, we may unwittingly endanger our ability to find real connection as we substitute abstract love for messy, real-life relationships.
Category: Social Media
Are Latter-day Saints obligated not to judge religious influencers? Or might they be commanded to do exactly that?
I was shocked after reviewing research on cyberbullying and then witnessing others go through it. But it wasn’t until I experienced it myself that I appreciated what it does to you.
What does it mean when we’re deeply uncomfortable with what someone else has said? Has a great wrong been done? Christian teaching highlights another (uncomfortable) possibility.
Amidst legitimate concerns about what’s available online, let’s not miss the grace of a stirring democratization of knowledge unfolding right before our eyes.
A viral article about Latter-day Saint female influencers and abortion advanced a claim that stretches the truth while raising important questions about the status we continue to give the influencer class.
For all those keeping social media at arm’s length, maybe today’s a chance to take a second look? The online public square needs you!
As the reach of influencers in and out of the Church of Jesus Christ grows, it’s important to know how to discern between influencers that point us to Christ, versus somewhere else.
The pandemic has created in many of us a false sense that we can make the world better just by arguing obnoxiously on the internet. But if we’re sincere about wanting that, it’s going to take something more.
Conservatives are feeling singled out and targeted on social media. But the history of bans across major platforms confirms a more complicated picture.
More and more of our friends and family are opting out of social media entirely. Honest question: What would Jesus do?
Although drawing some welcome scrutiny to a fixture of modern life, the popular new documentary misses some important points as well. Especially our own responsibility in the larger mess.