Serving in Secret in an Era of Self-Promotion

We live in an era when it is easier than ever to self-promote, due in large part to immediate forms of communication like Facebook and Twitter. Without even realizing it, some people have gotten into the habit of advertising almost everything that they do, including their good works. What is a Christian to do? On the one hand, we want to witness to the world that we are "practicing what we preach," namely, carrying out Jesus' commands to serve the needy and defend the vulnerable. After all, if … [Read more...]