When Pinterest first hit the scene, it was fascinating. Writers like this Christian reporter on Examiner found ourselves pinning away and creating boards just like the rest of the general public – as well as finding geeky and only slightly legal ways to beef up our followings by auto-following other users whom we hoped and prayed would return the favor and follow us back. As far as pins that were related to Christian stuff, however, well those tended to end up segregated to boards on Pinterest called “Christian stuff,” as if we were giving our followers fair warning that a reference or two or 20 to John 14:6 might be found therein. Read More:
You can join the conversation on Godinterest by @replying to others and by mentioning them in your own posts.
What is a mention?
- A mention is any Godinterest update that contains “@username” anywhere in the body of the Post.
- We collect these messages, as well as all your @replies, in your Notifications tab.
- If you include more than one person’s name in your Post and you use the @username format, all of those people will see the Post in their Notifications tab.
To post a mention on Godinterest:
- Type the body of your post as you normally would, but replace any names you include with that person’s @username. For example: “I love @Godinterest”
- Post it.
- Our system will recognize and link to the @username in the Post.
- Share your testimony. Tell people what having a relationship with God means to you. Using too much “Christianese” turns people off. Keep it simple.
- 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.
- Let the Word talk. A good idea is to post encouraging quotes.
- 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
- Watch your posts. Pray for people on Godinterest, share your testimony and even post devotionals
- 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.