Hope Community Church
REFUEL Mid-Week Bible Study (May 31st, 2017)
A casual, topical bible study to help "fill up your tank" in the middle of the week. Come as you are and dig deeper into the Word! • Coffee bar at 6:30 in the auditorium • Child Care (ages 6wks-5yrs) & Kids "Mid-Week Mania" (grades K-5th) provided
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  • Hope Community Church
    1240 Jay St, Waterford Twp, MI 48327, USA
    Wednesday 7:00 PM
"Is Social Media Really Social?"
Guest Speaker:
Adam Rigg

So•cial (sōSHəl) Adjective
1. Relating to or designed for activities in which people meet each other for pleasure. (John lived a very social life.)
God creates man to have a social nature:
1. God created man in the likeness of His social nature.
God creates man to have a social nature:
1. God created man in the likeness of His social nature.
• Our social nature is different than the animal kingdom
2. We are supposed to have a two types of social fellowship.
God creates man to have a social nature:
1. God created man in the likeness of His social nature.
2. We are supposed to have a two types of social fellowship.
• God wanted Adam to have fellowship with Him first.
• God wanted Adam to see the importance in having fellowship with his new helper.
• God created women out of Adam to show the unique and important bond we are to have with others.
Satan’s plan for destroying God’s social nature for humans:
1. Satan wants to drive a wedge between you and God.
Satan’s plan for destroying God’s social nature for humans:
1. Satan wants to drive a wedge between you and God.
2. Satan wants to drive a wedge between you and others.
• When our fellowship with God is broken our fellowship with others will be broken too.
The different types of social media and their purposes:
1. Facebook
• Total number of monthly active Facebook users: 1,754,000,000
• Total number of minutes spent on Facebook each month: 648,000,000
• Average time spent on Facebook per visit: 18 minutes
• Total number of Facebook pages: 78,200,000
Every 20 min on Facebook:
• Links shared: 1 million
• Friends requested: 2 million
• Messages sent: 3 million
2. Twitter
• Monthly active users: 313,000,000
• Unique visits monthly to sites with embedded Tweets: 1,000,000,000
3. Snapchat
• Monthly active users: 301,000,000
• Number of snaps per day: 3,000,000,000
• Percentage of Snapchat users that use it because their parents don’t use it: 30%
• Average time spent daily per Snapchat user: 30min
4. Instagram
• Monthly users 700,000,000

How social media can effect us for the good and the bad:
***VIDEO***
Sherry Turkle: Ted Talk
So whats the solution?
Only you know the right answer for you.

Here are a few tips to help:
1. Evaluate yourself
2. Limit your time
3. Plan ahead and stick to it
4. Create technology free moments