By Jesse Jost
The feedback from my latest forays into social media seems to imply that what some people have been hearing in my posts is this: don’t worry about the encroaching threats to our freedom. Don’t fight for our freedoms. The corruption in government and big pharma is all just conspiracy theory. We can safely ignore it and just spread positivity.
That is not what I am saying at all! My passion is two-fold:
- What can I do practically to make a difference in staving off the very real threats to our medical and religious freedoms?
We’ve heard it many times: all it takes for evil to flourish is for good men to do nothing. That thought chills me and motivates me to action. But I want to do something that is making a real difference.
Social media provides a paradox: it’s easy to share and raise awareness, but it can also lessen the steps people take in the real world to make a difference. I’m using social media right now to participate in a conversation, but I must fight the temptation to think that because I wrote that post or shared the article, my work is done. That’s my first concern.
- Is what I’m advocating truly biblical? Is it in line with God’s word?
I am always asking: What does God’s word say about this? It’s easy to adopt ideas and trends that make sense to us or sound good, but they can directly contradict God’s instructions to New Testament Christ-followers.
In light of these two concerns, let’s look at just of the few possibilities that believers are sounding the alarm bell about and how we should respond.
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