Posts Tagged ‘#LiveSticky’


10 amazingly easy ways to live out your faith on Pinterest

To you, Lord, belong greatness and power, honor, splendor, and majesty, because everything in heaven and on earth belongs to you. Yours, Lord, is the kingship, and you are honored as head of all.

~Chronicles 29:11, CEB

Pinterest featue in Metro - 27th February 2012

Pinterest featue in Metro - 27th February 2012 (Photo credit: Great British Chefs)

By Tami Heim

Social media enthusiasts are enamored with the momentum of Pinterest.  The number of men jumping on ‘boards’ is growing. Brand marketers are quickly and strategically infiltrating this network wherever they can. Big brands, intent on converting images into new revenue and profits streams, populate the daily flow of images.

Meanwhile, for those of us on the lookout for every opportunity to #LiveSticky, Pinterest is yet another place to share and live out our faith.  On this platform every board holds the possibility of becoming a glorious reflection the God we serve.

Captivating images create conversations and conversations birth more shared experiences. Community happens, relationships form, inspiration abounds, and with a dose of intentionality, Pinterest creations introduce others to the One true Creator. Spirit-filled faith cannot be contained. It seeks to flow directly from our lives into the lives of others. On this rapidly growing social media platform, the current is strong.

10 Amazingly Easy Ways to Live Out Your Faith on Pinterest

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so what are you standing for online?

Live StickyIf therefore there is any encouragement in Christ, if there is any consolation of love, if there is any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and compassion, make my joy complete by being of the same mind, maintaining the same love, united in spirit, intent on one purpose.

Philippians 2:1-2, NASB

world wide momentum

The reach of social networking is inestimable. The digital revolution has changed disaster recovery efforts forever. Social networks proved critical in the minutes and hours following the devastating earthquake in Haiti in January 2010. Social networking became lifelines for people trying to get information about loved ones as traditional communication channels failed.

For the first time in the history of a global tragedy, nearly $32 million was donated to the Red Cross using mobile phone texts. Within hours of the May 2010 Nashville flood, volunteers mobilized and donations poured in, in large part due to the speed and agility of social networks.

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Live Sticky: because your life carries His message

We carry this precious Message around in the unadorned clay pots of our ordinary lives. That’s to prevent anyone from confusing God’s incomparable power with us. – 2 Corinthians 4:7, The Message

It’s a big deal. A really big deal. When you #LiveSticky you resolve as a ransomed, redeemed disciple of Jesus Christ, to carry God’s message of hope to the world. Through your life God’s presence gets up-close-and-personal in the Land of Shiny Things.

So, if you are waiting for someone else (uh . . . like a pastor or a teacher) to show up and tell the people in your life about the hope of Christ—well, you may be sitting there for quite a while. God has tapped you to tell others about every measure of amazing grace He has let loose in your life. And He trusts you to do that even when you don’t trust yourself.

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Live Sticky: what it means and why it matters

At least once a week we get a direct message or a comment like this: “Sticky Jesus? I just don’t get it,” or we get the quick but stern “that’s disrespectful.” Thankfully, about 8 times out of 10 we get “brilliant, I love it!”

This week we’re all about how to #LiveSticky online; what it means, why you should care, and how your decision to #LiveSticky can impact the landscape of eternity.

We chose the title of our book, @stickyJesus: how to live out your faith online very carefully. No other title would do, because no other mission mattered as much. To Live Sticky (#LiveSticky) is a challenge issued to all Christ followers engaging online that they reflect the heart and character of Christ. It’s the biblical charge that our words, lives, and digital interactions transcend—and transform—the 24/7 chatter and turn people’s hearts to the things of God. It’s a call to stand for Christ in a culture that is falling for everything.

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