Turning Off Facebook, Plugging Into God


It only lasted about 30 minutes. And here in America, it occurred in the middle of the night. So when Facebook went down briefly last week, it was not a highly significant event. Or was it?

During that down time, someone tweeted: “Hold me Twitter. Hold me close. Please get me through this.” Hmm. Humorous yes, but also revealing. That person was experiencing a temporary void. And one that people seem determined these days to constantly keep filled with some form of social media.

Here is a novel idea. How about filling that void by visiting with the Lord? Just think for a moment what could happen if every Christian in America who uses Facebook would replace 30 minutes a day on Facebook with 30 minutes of prayer. Just imagine what it could mean for our churches, and for the spiritual revival which is so desperately needed today. Continue reading