Facebook is read more than the bible, according to a study.
In 2006, a CBS News poll found that about 40 million in the U.S. and Canada read the bible every day. Comparably, Facebook reports about 143 million people in the U.S. and Canada actively using the site.
Total, Facebook reports 757 million daily active users. Facebook celebrated its 10th anniversary Tuesday. Today, ministers, Christian leaders and others are using the social media site to reach their audiences.
âFor all the wonderful ministry happening on Facebook, thoughâincluding teaching videos and appsâit is no substitute for reading the Bible,â Jennifer LeClaire wrote in an article for Charisma News. âAfter all, Jesus said, âMan shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of Godâ (Matt. 4:4). Somehow, even if Facebook were a part of mainstream Galilean culture, I donât think Jesus would give up ...