The Slippery Slope of the Selfie Ministry

The Slippery Slope of the Selfie Ministry

As I hopped on the computer this morning and scrolled through my Facebook and Instagram feeds, I was struck at how many selfies I ran across. And I'm not just talking about regular selfies, I'm speaking of "ministry" selfies. You know those photos that people post of themselves along with a scripture, word of encouragement or invitation to a ministry event.

Today's discoveries made me think of a line from A.W. Tozer's Pursuit of God, which I'm reading now. It says:

"Promoting self under the guise of promoting Christ is currently so common as to excite little notice."

The book was published in 1948--nearly 70 years ago. Self was an issue in the Garden of Eden when Adam and Eve sinned, it was an issue in 1948 when Tozer wrote the book and it still is an issue today.

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