Ten Twitter accounts all Christians should follow

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If you're on Twitter, how are you using it?

If you’re on Twitter, you probably spend a lot of time scrolling through really silly stuff. Of course there’s nothing wrong with having fun, but have you ever thought about better ways you could be using Twitter?

Twitter is actually a great way to feed your mind with important and potentially faith-strengthening content! So here are 10 Twitter accounts you should follow if you want to feed your brain something a little more important than the latest online fight between Nicki Minaj and Miley Cyrus.

@JohnPiper

This American theologian regularly tweets helpful articles from his website DesiringGod.org, Bible verses and quotes and ideas from his bestselling books.

@Fervr

Yes, this is shameless self-promotion, but if you want to be kept up to date with all the latest Fervr articles, then follow us on Twitter!

@Relevant

Relevant is a Christian magazine published in print and online. The target audience is young adults so not all of their content may be helpful, but they do publish very encouraging and helpful articles for Christians navigating things like dating, choosing a career and being involved at church.

@bethanyhamilton

You might have heard of Bethany Hamilton - a shark bit off her arm when she was a young girl and then she wrote a book about it called Soul Surfer that shared how she relied on her faith in God to get through the trauma. Now, many years later, Bethany is a successful pro surfer, married and mother of one son. Her account is inspiring, motivating and really reflects the joy she has in her life because of God.

@wwmonitor

World Watch Monitor shares news about persecution of Christians happening around the world. It’s great fuel for prayer - every time you scroll past a tweet you can pray for the Christians in that situation.

@timkellernyc

Timothy Keller is an American pastor and writer. His Twitter account is absolutely full of mind-blowing Biblical wisdom. Recently he tweeted, “You have been saved through a dying sacrifice, so you are free to be a living one.” For more fantastic wisdom like that, follow now!

A local newspaper

If you want to stay on top of what’s going on in your community, follow your local (or city) newspaper on Twitter. This is a great way to know what to be praying for your area.

Your church/pastor

If your church or pastor is on Twitter, follow them! You’ll stay up to date with news from your church and you could even retweet or tag these accounts so your followers know you’re a Christian.

@biblegateway

News and Bible verses from the popular online Bible website. Following Bible Gateway on Twitter is especially good because they tweet links to all their Bible reading plans, so you can always easily find a new plan to start!

@SheReadsTruth

Daily Bible verses and devotions. The devotions are targeted at women but I’m sure guys would find the helpful insights just as encouraging.

Do you have any recommendations for Twitter accounts Christians should follow?

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