Are You Authentic Online as A Member of the Body of Christ

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Are You Authentic Online as A Member of the Body of Christ
William Jackson, M.Ed.
Let The Bible Speak TV
Church of Christ and Social Media

Let The Bible Speak TV

Let The Bible Speak TV

Being “authentic” and real is a challenge to many Christians
as they post content on social media platforms. The ability
to be your authentic self and a member of the Body of
Christ should not be a contradiction of personality and
walking with Christ.
Sharing  what and who we are can be represented by
using Emoji’s, graphics, animated images, and even videos.
Sharing our lives online can be fun and enjoyable, but as
members of the Body of Christ we should be careful about
the perceptions people have about our behaviors and being
a Christian.

This digital content may hide who people really are and creates
unauthorized views. Being real means not trying to pretend to
be something different than God created us to be. Being a
Christian should not be covered by digital enhancements
because God sees our hearts. We cannot hide from God even
online. He knows our thoughts our feelings and our desires.
Being “authentic” and Christian should show Christs love for all,
it is genuine, deliberate and shares the love of Christ.

Christians should know who they are, and be honest with
themselves even if they struggle with challenges.
We cannot “play” with God in our minds nor play a role that is
not us. Roles cannot be maintained, wearing a mask of
impersonation that is a lie to a Christian walk.
In online environments to many pretend, they are playing
a role they must try to sustain. There online activities creates
a false view and perceptions of who Christians are not.
Being a Christian must stay in the light at all times, There is
an intimate relationship with Christ that should not be a lie
nor should it be played like a toy. Christians should have the
courage, humility, understanding and decency to be true.

The digital content created by Christians is a permanent
mark or a permanent digital footprint that is either following
Christ or being lead in an opposite direction to a path of
rebellion and false learning. Christians should be cautious of
self-promotion, false witnessing and egotistical words.
Christians, as a member of the Body of Christ should know
what direction they are going and who they are following.
Consider your walk with Christ online and offline.
Peter denied Christ 3 times while standing around the fire,
will you deny Christ as you share content on Facebook,
Twitter, LinkedIn and other digital platforms?

Think about what and who you represent with your social
media content and how it makes Christ look when His followers
act like the world instead of being obedient to the spirit.

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More Than Just A Physical Education Teacher

More Than Just A Physical Education Teacher

William Jackson, educator, speaker, volunteer

William Jackson, educator, speaker, volunteer

Sharing my digital journeys over the past several years
as a professional educator, business owner, community
servant and member of the Body of Christ.

I have always had a passion for teaching physical education
which I have a Bachelors degree from South Carolina State
University and a passion for teaching STREAM with Aida Correa.
I have a Masters degree in Educational Technology from
Webster University that empowers me to teach not just in
pubic education also in higher education and as a business
consultant and trainer for the community.

Each educational experience and accomplishment allows for
growth in my abilities to teach, create transformative content
for the participation of youth, teens and young adults. To help
empower generations to grab education and embrace
education to fulfill their dreams and aspirations.

William Jackson and Aida Correa

William Jackson and Aida Correa

Aida and I providing free community educational classes, courses and
opportunities to empower and inspire youth in the community. To teach
them digital and tech skills that will prepare them after their educational
requirements. Being able to blend the two academic curriculum’s has been
a blessing and at times a challenge.

Over 33 years of professional educational service in different communities
and in different countries helps to expand knowledge that prepares youth,
teens and young adults in school and in the community. Sharing several
Podcasts that are phenomenal resources as Podcasts that are national and international.

Listen to “Completely Booked”
Jacksonville Public Library
Interview of William Jackson, NASA Educator, Agent of STEAM,
Reading Advocate,  Educational Professional,
Social Media Consultant, WordCamp and KidsCamp everything.
https://www.jaxpubliclibrary.org/podcast/lets-get-steamy-william-jackson

Listen to “HallWay Chats”
Online discussion about WordCamp, Technology, Education
STEAM and philosophy about education.

Episode 83: William Jackson

Listen to “WPCoffee Talk”
WPCoffeeTalk: William Jackson with Michelle
https://wpcoffeetalk.com/wpcoffeetalk-william-jackson/

Listen to “Raising A Blerd Black Nerds William Jackson”
https://www.blogtalkradio.com/thegistoffreedom/2013/03/04/raising-a-blerd-black-nerds-william-jackson-med

Listen to “BIT Tech Talk William Jackson”
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WordPress TV
William Jackson’s presentations
“How To Be Dope On Social Media”
and “Social Media and the Value
of Diversity and Cultural Connections.”
https://wordpress.tv/speakers/william-jackson/

 

Let The Bible Speak TV

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William Jackson Hero Panel WordCamp PHX

William Jackson Hero Panel WordCamp PHX

 

HOW TO IDENTIFY PHARISEES IN YOUR CONGREGATION

Wabomba George
Lagos, Nigeria

 

Wabomba George

Wabomba George

HOW TO IDENTIFY PHARISEES IN YOUR CONGREGATION

1. They go to work very early but come to church late.

2. They beg their bosses when they err but threaten to leave church
whenever there is a misunderstanding.

3. They work hard to be promoted at work but treat the work of God with levity.

4. They pay all their dues in the workplace but in the church, they don’t
have but a token.

5. They buy costly things for their bosses to get favour but can’t even buy
airtime for their preachers.

6. When they are not going to be in the office, they take permission ahead
from their superior; but expect preachers and elders to pay them visits
when they miss church without notice.

7. They fear and respect their bosses than their preacher and even
sometimes more than God.

8. When they are sick, they manage to go to work but they cannot
manage to come to the church.

9. They take official query serious but handle divine rebuke with disdain.

10. They tolerate their colleagues in the workplace but cannot tolerate
the brethren.

11. They turn off their phones at workplace, but use calls to distract other
worshipers in Church.

12. They can work overtime in the office but get offended at the preacher
if he’s not closing at the stipulated time.

“For I tell you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the Pharisees
and the teachers of the law, you will certainly not enter the kingdom of heaven.”
Matthew 5:20 NIV

God be with you all my brothers and sisters in the Lord.Think of these things.

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Don’t Throw Digital Shade On Your Praise and the Great Commission

Leaders of Let The Bible Speak TV

Leaders of Let The Bible Speak TV

Don’t Throw Digital Shade On Your Praise and the Great Commission
William Jackson, M.Ed.

Knowing the difference between speaking with and from authority.

The fulfillment of the “Great Commission” is still the
primary mission of Christians in the Church of Christ.
Sharing the Word of God to a world that is lost, a
world that is not listening to the voice of God and
still embracing the pleasures of sin and a sinful
nature.

It is not easy being a Christian and following Christ,
no one said that is would be easy to be a Christian,
we are constantly tempted with visual elements that
tempt us, sounds that create distractions and even
people that question our lives as Christians. When
we communicate online we are barraged by profanity,
vulgarity and fake likes and loves. Christians have a
choice to be involved or to ignore, to teach through
our words, deeds and actions that if being a follower
of Christ means leaving these real and digital worlds
that we can and we should.

People in our families, our friends, the loves of our
lives and even those in our past that occasionally stop
by to reflect on the past and not celebrate our current
will try to make us question why we chose to follow
Christ. We would think that those who love us would
be pleased with our determination to live a Christ filled
life, but many times those that profess to love us,
disappoint us and try to distract us. They question our
walks, talks and mission to share our faith. To talk
about the re-birth of our souls and the re-focus to help
save others.

M George - Baptising

M George – Baptising

Matthew 28:19–20 the Great Commission:
“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing
them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the
Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have
commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the
very end of the age.”
Jesus gave this command to the apostles shortly before He
ascended into heaven, and it essentially outlines what Jesus
expected the apostles and those who followed them to do in
His absence.

Several thousand  years later people are still struggling with
their actions, deeds and thinking to follow Christ and to
perform the “Great Commission.” Many people struggle with
just sharing their faith, but it is interesting how people can
share their personal life stories with strangers, but cannot
share the glory of the Lord.

Enoch Mbaihondoum on the Left

Evangelist Mbaihondoum and George 

Evangelist Wabomba George recently shared his faith with
a young man in Africa, they studied together, read together
and spoke about life, living and sharing their love for the
Lord. That day Anthony accepted Christ into his life and
was baptized.
https://churchofchristandsocialmedia.wordpress.com/
social-media-in-the-church-of-christ/evang-wabomba-george/

It did not take a Facebook message, it did not take an
Instagram photo or video and it did not take winning at
a video game, it took a conversation and compassion
to save souls and keep souls saved by evangelist Wabomba.
He speaks with authority with his studying, praying and
applying to Word of God. Just as evangelist Enoch as well
that does the works of the Lord.
https://churchofchristandsocialmedia.wordpress.com/
evan-enoch-mbaihondoum/

How many have had just a conversation about their
faith, their life with Christ to inspire others to accept
Christ. Rest assured it is not by our power, but by
the power of the Holy Spirit, allowing Him to use us
to save others.
Even in the 21st century the infusion of technology
helps in spreading the Word of God, drawing attention
to the scriptures and the importance of the path to
salvation. Bringing the gospel to the lost and even
the un-lost, but those wondering where do they fit
in the kingdom of God and if they will be accepted
as a sinner.

The innovation of technology opens new doors for
discipleship, fellowship and sharing the message
of what it means to be saved and how to be saved.
Sharing the joy of fellowship, the works of
discipleship and the power of accepting the Holy
Spirit in our lives and allowing the Holy Spirit to
leads us and direct our words.

Christ has stated it is not what goes into our bodies
that defiles us, but what comes out of our bodies.
Matthew 16 to 18-20 shares the words of Christ.
16 “Are you still so dull?” Jesus asked them.
17 “Don’t you see that whatever enters the mouth
goes into the stomach and then out of the body?
18 But the things that come out of a person’s
mouth come from the heart, and these defile them.
19 For out of the heart come evil thoughts—murder,
adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false testimony,
slander. 20 These are what defile a person; but
eating with unwashed hands does not defile them.”

Social media can either help us with our biblical
studies or distract us in our learning and growing.
Christians must be focused, determined, dedicated
and allowing the Holy Spirit to use them. Being on
Social Media does not mean anything if the Lord
does not come first. If we are slandering,
blaspheming, spreading rumors, lies, profanity
and false information this defiles our presence
with the Lord.

No matter the platform whether Facebook, Twitter,
Instagram, SnapChat and even Tik Tok or other digital
platforms and tools of digital expression and purpose.
Innovation can reach those that need to hear the Word
of God, but God needs to come first not our personnel
grandeur and personal attractions to our perceived
self-worth. God sees our hearts even as we use our
mice and keyboards to share content.

One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism

One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism

“Don’t Throw Digital Shade On Your Praise”
William Jackson, M.Ed.

NetCasters Buseck, 2010
“Innovation is not a replacement to obedience, but
can be another way to reach people seeking and
hungering for a relationship with God.”

Christians can apply technology in a form of welcoming
others to learn about the Lord and to read, study,
embrace and accept on their levels of understanding
and comprehension. Scripture can so easily be shared
on platforms of social engagement, racial importance,
political expediency to address the needs of the people,
and even how races are expected to treat each other.

The “Great Commission” does not say, “Therefore go
to certain areas that only have white people and make
disciples of all nations, baptizing only whites in the
name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy
Spirit, and teaching only whites to obey everything I
have commanded you. And surely I am with only whites,
to the very end of the age.”

The “Great Commission” does not say, “Therefore go
to certain areas that only have republican people and
make disciples of all states of the United Sates,
baptizing only republicans in the name of the Father
and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching
only republicans to obey everything I have commanded
you. And surely I am with only republicans, to the
very end of the age.”

Our technology in some ways limits our perceptions
and limits our incites to connecting with the Lord.
Our connection in spirit and in truth, not in how
many likes we gain, not how many followers we
have and not how many shares and re-shares we
have. Our salvation is not based on the numbers
we gain, it not based on how many times our content
goes viral, it is what is in our hearts that define us that
comes out our mouths.

Going out into the neighborhoods, communities, cities,
states, nations and globally to allow the Holy Spirit to
speak through us with authority and conviction just as
the apostles did in Acts. Speaking with “authority” is
important. Christ spoke from authority because he
knew what was real!! Jesus spoke the sermon on
the mound and he spoke from authority because
he had the authority.

We need to understand the difference even today
when you speak with or from authority. Your knowledge
that you gain from study, prayer, comprehension
and reading allows us to speak with authority.
Jesus is the Lord so he and the Holy Spirit speak from
authority because they are the authority. Allow the
Holy Spirit to speak through us is what we should do
so the Holy Spirit can speak from authority to save
souls and keep souls saved.

Our study, comprehension, reading help us to
speak with authority because of our knowledge
and not the connection with the Lord and the Holy
Spirit. When Christ speaks and the Holy Spirit
speak through us they speak from authority. The
words have authority because they come from
the source.

The “Great Commission” is our Lord’s command
to take the gospel to every person throughout
the world and to make disciples in all nations.
It involves building and multiplying disciples in
all nations so that they can saturate their nations
with the Good News of Christ and train other
disciples to do the same generation after generation
through the process of spiritual multiplication and
magnification of the love of the Lord.

When we go on the Internet we have to remember
Christ did not commission us to Christianize
all nations; Telling the nations of the world
to be a Christian, He called us to disciple
and evangelize them.
Our responsibility is to preach and teach
Christ’s dynamic gospel; it is the Holy Spirit’s
responsibility to make our witness effective.
With the responsibility that Christ also gave
us everything necessary for success.

Relying on Christ even when typing in
Facebook, even when posting a photo in
Instagram and uploading a video on YouTube.
Be careful when claiming authority because it
my throw shade on your praise.

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