Social Media Usage: Adventist Trends Worldwide

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Popular Press

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Facebook. WhatsApp. Instagram. Twitter. Each of these social media platforms has its pros and cons, as well as advocates and critics. However, it remains clear that social media is an important part of today’s culture, and it is here to stay. While this seems to be becoming a more well-accepted reality, Adventist researchers wanted to learn if–and how–social media impacts the spiritual lives of the members within the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Thus, as part of the 2017-18 Global Church Member Survey (GCMS), members worldwide were questioned about various aspects of their social medial usage.

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Institute of Church Ministry/Office of Archives, Statistics, and Research Blog

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World Mission


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