Timely wisdom for Christian bloggers. I’ve been blessed by this blog post. Through this post, I’ve realized that I should be more careful and discerning of the things that I write in my blog posts for as as Christian – I’m an ambassador for Christ.
10 Suggestions for Christian bloggers:
1. Speak your mind honestly, and maintain your integrity.
2. Write more about what you’re for than what you’re against.
3. Count the cost.
4. Engage in smaller conversations.
5. Be careful what you write.
6. Avoid p
7. Do not be too eager to take up the prophetic mantle.
8. Focus on content, not on hits.
9. Pray for Godly wisdom.
10. Remember that you are an ambassador of Christ.
I started blogging years ago, early in my career. Over that time, I’ve thought a lot about public discourse, particularly among Christians–what it looks like at its best and worst, how to engage in respectful disagreement, what to do when others attack you publicly, and ways in which to address difficult topics. In the interest of generating some helpful conversation around public discourse, I’ll offer a few suggestions below on that particular form of discourse known as blogging. My comments are directed toward Christian bloggers, though some of them may apply to other bloggers as well.
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If you’ve been blogging for a while, you could likely create your own list, and perhaps one that is much better than mine. Take this for what it’s worth. These are simply my reflections after several years of pretty steady blogging…
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