by Brian Fletcher

I Tweet Therefore I Am
Brian Fletcher
1 Corinthians 10:31 - 11:1, Colossians 3:17

Just so there is no confusion, I am not preaching today because Andrew has been banned from the pulpit for his message last week, I just get the chance about every few weeks to preach and give Andrew a break. It is a grueling task to preach week in and week out and take care of leading a growing church like Spring Run. It takes an incredible amount of focus and commitment to do what Andrew does.

Introduction: Watching 5 people sit in a circle waiting for their kids to get out of karate class, no one speaking to each other only looking down at their smartphones. No one asking how anyone is doing or even talking about the weather.

Our BIG IDEA this morning in technology. This is a huge topic and so I decided to narrow it down to a more manageable area of SOCIAL MEDIA and how it affects our lives. I believe it is important for us to understand that God cares about technology and social media and that our Christian worldview should impact how we use it and interact with it. As a matter of fact, I am not alone, Mark Mountan sent an email with the following quote from George Barna who is the founder of The Barna Group, a market research firm specializing in studying the religious beliefs and behavior of Americans, and the intersection of faith and culture.

I would like to get to this issue by first looking at this passage in 1 Corinthians. For the last several weeks we have been looking at Big Ideas from a Christian Worldview or another way is to say a Biblical Perspective. The three questions we are using to identify any worldview are:
1. Where did we come from? Which leads us to ask what it the meaning to life?
2. What is wrong with the world? Because everyone knows things are really messed up.
3. How do we fix it? What is the solution to our problems and the mess we have created?

1. We came from God
2. Everyone is sinful and has rebelled against God
3. Only God can ...

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