Former U.S. President Barack Obama made headlines recently by criticizing our “call-out culture.” It was timely and delivered with the kind of unambiguous clarity that’s typically absent from stressed out politicians trying to tow the party line.
I recently got an invite to speak somewhere that made me nervous. I sensed a weight of responsibility and found myself asking whether my inner life matched the opportunity of influence I was being invited into.
A few days ago, the Provoke & Inspire team conducted a focus group with eight unchurched young people from the Twin Cities. When the idea was first proposed, I had my reservations. I was in the middle of a crazy summer touring season and frankly, I wasn’t sure if it would work. Yet despite my hesitations, we moved forward.
*This blog post is a follow-up to Episode 157 of the Provoke & Inspire Podcast: “Should Followers of Jesus Be Watching Game of Thrones?"*
To listen to the full episode click here.
This is a big one - possibly the largest challenge and most important theme when it comes to our social media engagement. How you portray yourself publicly matters. The impression you give to others matters.