How to be a positive influence in the negative world of social media – An interview with New York Times bestselling author John Eldredge

May 22, 2020
Episode #643
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Social media is a helpful tool for ministry but also a black hole for negativity. New York Times bestselling author John Eldredge joins us today to share strategies for being a positive influence in the negative world of social media.

Highlights:

John Eldredge is a bestselling author, a counselor, and a teacher. He is also president of Ransomed Heart, a ministry devoted to helping people discover the heart of God, recover their own hearts in God’s love, and learn to live in God’s kingdom. John and his wife, Stasi, live near Colorado Springs, Colorado.

The average American checks their phone 80 times a day; 70 percent keep it within reach while they sleep. In a culture constantly barraged by information at a frantic pace, it’s no wonder people feel numb and burnt out. In his new book, Get Your Life Back: Everyday Practices for a World Gone Mad (Nelson Books, Feb. 11, 2020), New York Times bestselling author John Eldredge provides readers with simple, ready-to-implement practices to regain control of their lives and heal their souls.

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