In an increasingly divisive world, it helps to have a place where everyone knows your name. Or at least understands your faith and spirituality. Instant Christ, an Android app launching Tuesday, is a new social media platform for people of faith, where like-minded Christians can meet and mingle.
Why A Niche Platform for Christians"
And why a niche platform for anyone, really" Are Facebook, Twitter, and the other general social media platforms at capacity in terms of what they can do for their users" Not even close, but the next step is ?niche? platforms where users can more easily find like-minded people to hang out with. It?s why places like Librarything.com and Allrecipes.com are popular, users can more easily find what they are looking for. And aren?t we all happier when we don?t have to unfollow ?friends"?
The app is open to Christians and others of faith who want to connect or pray together digitally in a safe, spiritual environment.
And Instant Christ may also appeal to those who are questioning their faith. Being able to connect with others, who are either spiritually confident or those who are in a spiritual crisis, users will be able to make more informed decisions about their faith. And it will include some neat features, including:
Pastors and ministers can upload videos of sermons to attract new members, for their churches. And they will be able to advertise for free, and to preach a monthly message of faith.
Users looking for a local church using InstantChrist?s church finder function.
The overarching inspiration of the platform is to encourage participants to interact with Christian integrity. What?s that look like" To sum up:
Be Supportive, Not Judgmental ? If you personally disagree with someone?s lifestyle choices, refrain from negatively commenting. Pray for those you feel are in need, offer a helping hand if appropriate and remember that everyone?s walk is different. God is the ultimate judge, no...