When I think of social media, peacemaking isn’t the first thing that comes to my mind. But as Christians, we need to remember our witness matters, even and maybe especially, online. Dr. Douglas Bursch has written a thoughtful new book on social media and how it’s forming us. Posting Peace: Why Social Media Divides Us and What We Can Do About It is an incredible place to start if you want to examine your online presence and expand your peacemaking mission.
Doug is a pastor, hosts his own podcast, and produced a Christian radio show for five years. His perspective on social media comes from his doctoral research and leads more toward an exercise in self-exploration than a list of dos and don’ts. Connect with Doug and keep updated on what he’s working on at fairlyspiritual.org. Signing off as Doug often says, “Make room for the Lord, he knows you by name.”
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