Christianity is not simply a litany of “Thou Shalt Nots” but also teaches us what to do - how to live, love, speak and write to the world in an attractive way. Jargon can keep our readers from receiving our message, so it’s essential that we explain our meaning and the words we use. Through this series, the goal is effective writing and communicating for Christ.
Shining Like Stars: Counting the Cost
When we speak the truth and represent Christ, He told us that we would encounter hatred and persecution for it. Will we shrink back and stay silent out of fear, or will we boldly proclaim His love, even when our audience rejects it? In this post, Dani shares a personal story of her encounter with a lost world, and how we also can bring light to dark places.
Shining Like Stars Online: Importance of Editing
Sometimes, the biggest obstacle to our influence is us. An editor can help us to see the holes in our logic and they challenge us to think through our beliefs. Perhaps your audience is small, but we are called to shine like stars wherever we are, and that means we need to think about our words - whether we are writing a bestseller, a blog or a status update.