Social media can be a fun way to share beliefs, gather ideas, and connect with friends and family. However, using this creative outlet also means we are bound to see posts, comments, and ideas that contradict or even attack our faith, which could leave us feeling defensive and offended.
Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles taught, “Defend your beliefs with courtesy and with compassion, but defend them.” This can be a daunting task—especially considering that some people on the internet are just looking to pick a fight.
In the article “How and When Should You Defend Your Beliefs on Social Media? By Emily Abel and Chelsea Kern,” young adults offer tips on sharing the light of the Savior on social media.