Experiencing a period of grief does not always involve mourning the death of a loved one. Grieving can occur when God requires one to walk away or give up something in order to submit to the call of being chosen.
Although being ‘liked’ by a massive audience seems like the ultimate goal for many aspiring social media influencers, bloggers, video content creators, artists, models, small business owners, etc., there comes a time when one must ask whether being ‘liked’ is worth sacrificing one’s values for social media fame and acceptance.
There are many articles that examine the lives of Millennials—-some of which even describe this generation as having a mindset of self-entitlement, and a grave addiction to technology and social media. Although this speculation may be true according to the individual Millennial, there are many pressures lingering over the average Millennial’s head that often get overlooked in these articles. One major area left untouched is the pressure of being a Millennial who proclaims Faith in Christ.
Many of us associate ministry with the act of sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ. In fact, a minister is often solely described as “one officiating or assisting the officiant in church worship.” But contrary to popular belief, ministry goes well beyond the act of preaching to a congregation or evangelism.