Digital Ministry Step 4: Social Media

Rediscover The Original Jesus

From hit songs to bumper stickers to football eye-black, Jesus is trending high wherever you look. But at the end of the day, many “try Jesus” and come away disappointed in the experience. That’s because the Jesus of popular culture looks much more like us than the God-man who appeared in the flesh two thousand years ago. We’ve developed plenty of imposter Jesuses that feed into our selfish desires—Guru Jesus, Braveheart Jesus, Dr. Phil Jesus, Free-Range Jesus. The problem is, they don’t have the power to save us or transform us into new creations.

The Original Jesus calls us back to the Jesus who demands our worship—the potter who molds us, the clay. Seekers, skeptics, and sojourners in the way of faith will see Jesus for who he really is: God in the flesh, calling us to surrender our very lives that we may truly live.

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Establish your church’s social media presence

Did you know that you can see reviews of a church on Google Maps or Yelp? Have you considered what new people might find your church through a friend’s social media? How often have you talked about “reaching people where they are” and realized that much of the time, they are on the internet?

The Social Church: A Theology of Digital Communication is for Christians who are advocates of social media and who want to learn about how to use these technologies to further the Kingdom of God. Justin Wise speaks about social media as this generation’s printing press—a revolutionary technology that can spread the gospel further and faster than we can imagine.

Get the Baker Commentary on Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms

The Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms is tailored to the distinctness of poetry and Wisdom literature. It provides students and pastors with a careful reading of the text and its theological implications. These volumes include:

  • Emphasis on the message of the biblical book
  • Special attention to poetic structure and literary devices
  • Incisive comments based on the author’s translation of the Hebrew text
  • Exegetical rigor, incorporating linguistic, historical, and canonical insights
  • Closing reflections on each section that explore the text’s theological dimensions
  • Textual notes that provide resources for advanced readers

The commentaries in the Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms series are both scholarly and readable, presenting a theological, historical, and applicable survey of the riches of Wisdom literature. In the Logos edition, each Scripture passage links to your favorite translation and is easy to study side-by-side with your other commentaries. You can search by topic or Scripture with split-second results!

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