65. Staying Safe on Social Media

65. Staying Safe on Social Media

Show notes

As youth workers we need to meet young people where they are, on their turf. But more and more that is online where guidelines for interaction can be a little fuzzy and unclear. In this episode, we offer a few thoughts to help keep you and your students safe online.


  • Intro (0:00)
  • DISCLAIMER: Talk with your primary ministry leader or organization to find out what your ministry's practices and guidelines are on the safe use of social media (1:52)
  • Scripture to guide us (3:28)
  • Consider first what your social media communicates about who you are (4:37)
  • Consider social interaction in "public spaces" (6:50)
  • Accountability is key (9:30)
  • Consider the hours you interact through social media (10:09)
  • Don't make these decisions on your own (11:30)


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Brian Biedenbach

Brian Biedenbach

Brian is the Director of Leader Development for Youth For Christ of Northern Indiana. He is a 20 year youth ministry veteran who is passionate about developing leaders for greater Kingdom impact.

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