Tim Larson is pastor at Peace Lutheran Church in Southfield, MI and one of the administrators of the “ELCA Clergy” Facebook page.
Agapic Love, Social Media, and Clergy Ethics
February/March 2022: Pastoral Ethics (Volume 22 Issue 1)
 Social media platforms have fast become essential, embedded institutions. By the term “social media” I’m referring to web-based platforms that host individuals and communities, these include Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, YouTube, WeChat, WhatsApp, MeWe, Tumblr, Reddit, LinkedIn, Snapchat, Pinterest, Meetup, Medium, Quora, and Twitch. According to the Pew Research Center, in 2005, 5% of […]