Godinterest Is Christian Pinterest

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Wishing that your Pinterest was just a little more Christian?

Well, Godinterest is now here to fill that need, with a very dramatic promo video and a family-family friendly social media platform based on Christian values.

The site was developed by Dean Jones, a 35-year-old project manager from London who said in a press release, “The popular photo-sharing Web site Pinterest is known for allowing its users to post a wide range of content. However, we are mindful of the values that we as Christian’s are bound by. Godinterest will enable our users to share within an Christian Social Network.“

If you’re interested, Jones has a disclaimer to share. He wrote, “Godinterest Christian Social Network is a fun way to put all of your favorite Godinteresting in one spot, but be aware, it is very addictive!”

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Not Enough Jesus on Pinterest? Try Godinterest

JezebelJezebel | By Hillary Crosley

Pinterest just doesn’t have enough Christian influence, or you know, Jesus — so someone decided to create a religious splinter site, the awkwardly-named Godinterest.

According to the website’s about page, the site is meant to help Christian ministries engage with the public through social media. If you’re a pastor or leader at your church, you can use the site to organize “church events, travel planning, inspirational quotes” along with the usual carnal desire to just buy, bake or ogle stuff like half-naked topless men. Hey, it happens.

After reading about Godinterest, I had to review my Pinterest page and make sure I’m not sinning where I’m pinning, if you know what I mean. I don’t have an objectification board like some folks I know (though I certainly follow said boards and drool regularly), but between my Never-Ending Wish List and Bags boards, I’m pretty greedy. But I guess if I don’t act on those immoral thoughts of borderline credit card disaster, then I’m good, right? Please Lord, don’t let me caught up in Sinterest.

For what it’s worth, you can still pin your Godinterest items on your immoral Pinterest boards — but keep an eye out for the potential bolt of righteous lightning.

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Christian version of Pinterest

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A Christian in London has created a social environment similar to options for those who wish to avoid offensive language and images that one sometimes finds on the site. This new project is called Godinterest.com and has a lot of components of options, including the same categories.

“Pinterest is one of the major social media sites;. However, the messages options do not always ensure that they are suitable for the whole family We are aware of the values that we, as Christians, we are subject and therefore Godinterest help provide an additional level of security, “said Dean Jones, creator of Godinterest via a press release.

“I see this as a ministry and to that extent, non-Christians are welcome, however, Christianity is not a topic of discussion,” Jones said in reference to the focus of your page.

As a new site, the content is still limited to a small group of users who have contributed.

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Godinterest a New Christian Social Network Took the Idea Behind Pinterest and Gave It a Religious Makeover

Godinterest

Digital-Journal-LogoGodinterest.com allows members to upload and share photos from across the web with other users and create boards.

For those who love the social media site Pinterest but want to share within a Christian environment Godinterest could be a safe family friendly Christian alternative. A new online photo-sharing platform which strives to have Christian content, the site has been developed by Dean Jones a devoted Christian.

Jones, a 35-year-old Project Manager from London said, ” The popular photo-sharing Web site Pinterest.com is known for allowing its users to post a wide range of content. However, we are mindful of the values that we as Christian’s are bound by. Godinterest will enable our users to share within an Christian Social Network.“

However, should Christians use social media?
Jones said, “In today’s busy world, I believe that Christian ministries need to engage the public with social media and that there is added value in doing so. However, learning even the basics of social media can be a daunting task that’s why like Pinterest, Godinterest was designed with the beginner in mind, this means that people can easily create an account that they can use to market and brand their business.”

Godinterest is presently being used for organizing ideas including Church events, travel planning, inspirational quotes, home decorating ideas, meal planning and advice, wedding or event planning, activities for children, or any combination of ideas one’s heart desires.

When asked what’s special and about Godinterest Christian Social Network? Jones stated the following points:

  • Share Button – “Following in the footsteps of Pinterest’s Pin-It Button, The Godinterest share button makes it easy for users to collect the things they find on the web. After its installed, users just need to click ‘Share on Godinterest’ whenever they see something they want to share.”
  • Visual Imagery – “Imagine getting to do window-shopping of all the best and most creative things in the Christian world without having to go to the mall. Would you rather browse a beautiful shop or a list of items in a catalog? It is the use of visual imagery that sets Godinterest apart (in an important way) from traditional (text based) bookmarking sites.”
  • Organised Sets – “Godinterest has a way to organise these single images into sets. This adds a layer of value (Christian quotes, books, music and so on) to an otherwise Godinteresting photo.”
  • Self Expression – “Another innate human trait, there is a need to leave our mark on the world, to show how we see and experience God worlds. This shows up in how we decorate homes and trips we’ve been on, restaurants we have enjoyed, putting our spin on another person’s picture.Godinterest boards are a form of this self-expression, whether in the topics that interest users, or how they choose to fill a godinterest board to make it inspirational!”
  • Social Sharing – “Once we create something, we naturally want to share it with others. In this respect, I think Godinterest (just like Pinterest) lends itself better to social sharing far more than other services do. Think about how all the distasteful stuff that ends up in the news feed in other sites. But, contrast that with something created by someone else that you might find personally relevant, or at the very least simply amazing.”
  • Simple User Interface – “Want to increase participation in something? Lower the bar on what’s required.”
  • Discovering New Sites – “Use Godinterest to discover more Christian sites and products.”
  • Posts – “Unlike the posts on other sites, the posts on Godinterest have no expiry date.”

Godinterest could also offer both parents and teachers an easy, engaging way to share resources with other parents.

Jones said, “Did you ever notice all of the bulletin boards and posters covering the walls of most classrooms? Teachers have been part of the bulletin board culture for ages. Godinterest gives teachers the ability to do the same thing in a virtual environment. Boards provide a virtual space for teachers to share activities, lesson plans, and ideas.”

Savvy Christian business owners could use this social media site to market their business.

Jones said, “Godinterest Christian Social Network is a fun way to put all of your favorite Godinteresting in one spot, but be aware, it is very addictive! If you serve a congregation, educators or families, you could have a great friend and outreach tool in Godinterest. “

Free registration includes access to all of the website’s features, including sharing images with friends, following friends’ updates and creating boards.

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Godinterest

Godinterest is a social media platform created in 2014 by Dean Jones, a member of Seventh-day Adventist Church of South England Conference in United Kingdom. Its purpose is to promote Christian values and facilitate spiritual inspiration through the sharing of photographs and other media in the style of Pinterest. Its content includes media about Christian history, personal, family oriented stories and various contents from a Christian viewpoint.

Contents

History

Godinterest was originally launched on December 2, 2012, then discontinued and later recreated after the website was purchased in April, 2014 by Dean Jones.

Usage

Godinterest is a free website where users can share their photos, videos and other media collections by creating directly personal accounts or linking to their existing social media ones.

Godinterest operates also within a Christian environment where a separate platform is dedicated to Christian entrepreneurs and ministries who can use it to collect and share photos of miscellaneous events, interests and hobbies.

Demographic

According to Quantcast, Godinterest received more than seven thousands visits in its first month of activity and reached more than six thousands users monthly. Furthermore, its users tend to be young adults from the middle class with females outnumbering males (55% against 45%).

Awards and reception

In its first week on the Web, Godinterest has been recognized by the Seventh-day Adventist Church – South England Conference in London, England. It was featured on The Messenger, the main printed journal of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

See also

Pinterest

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Inspired by the Need for Wholesome Content Sharing, Godinterest Offers a Pinterest Alternative

Yahoo-Finance-LogoWhile Pinterest promotes connections through pins and boards, Godinterest reveals a growing community with a higher connection and purpose

LONDON, April 23, 2014 For those Christians, entrepreneurs and ministries that use Pinterest but want to share within a Christian environment, Godinterest could be the answer to your dreams.

Speculation is growing about the content the owners of Godinterest will and will not permit, but how does it actually differ from Pinterest?

Godinterest was founded by Dean Jones, a Christian, to allow people to post within an environment that prohibits ill-mannered language and distasteful images.

Jones, a 35-year-old Project Manager from London, said, “Pinterest is one of the leading social media sites; however, posts on Pinterest are not always guaranteed to be suitable for the whole family. We are mindful of the values that we as Christians are bound by and therefore Godinterest will help to provide an additional cushion of safety. I see this as a ministry and to that degree, non-Christians are most welcome; however, Christianity is not up for debate.”

 Godinterest strives to have Christian content and like Pinterest, people can use Godinterest to collect and share photos of their ffavoriteevents, interests and hobbies.

Jones said, “Godinterest acts as a bespoke Christian media platform, whereby users’ content and the content of others can be browsed on the main page. Its mission is to connect Christians through the interests they share. Users can upload images and embed videos to boards, which can be used to organise images they love from around the web or from their very own work.”

“Boards can also be used by educators to plan lessons and for later referral. Students can post and organise sources.  Each user’s boards are potential inspiration for the rest of the community and ‘re-posting’ is highly encouraged.”

Godinterest also allows businesses to create pages aimed at promoting their businesses online.

Jones said, “A friend of mine who happens to be an atheist recently asked me where he could purchase a Bible. I stated that Amazon or eBay might be a good starting place. However, wouldn’t it be great if everybody could go to one location for everything Christian and find and create lists of what they wanted? There are millions of small businesses around the world; however, not all have a voice. Godinterest hopes to fill that gap by providing virtual store fronts.”

Accounts can be created and accessed by linking Godinterest to Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn profiles.

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Godinterest

Godinterest.com is a photo-driven Christian social network site that aims to connect users with friends, family, co-workers, testimonies and ministries.
  1. Share your testimony. Tell people what having a relationship with God means to you. Using too much “Christianese” turns people off. Keep it simple.
  2. Post positive images. Try to make sure your posts are positive. Post things that you’re thankful for. Or even name some of the ways that you’ve been blessed recently. If you don’t have something nice to say, don’t say it. Positivity, like negativity, is contagious.
  3. Let the Word talk. A good idea is to post encouraging quotes.
  4. Give thanks. Try daily to show your thankfulness to the Lord. Post His Word to give hope, peace and encouragement to your friends on Godinterest
  5. Watch your posts. Pray for people on Godinterest, share your testimony and even post devotionals
  6. Keep it real. Last but not least, humble yourself and be honest. Always show a Christ-like image as you live, learn, laugh and post.

Sign-up: http://godinterest.com

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