Spiritual leaders use Facebook, YouTube, hashtags to spread messages

by | May 15, 2013

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Religious messages come through different mediums, and they are gaining traction in the social media arena.

Lay church pastor Joel Osteen of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, currently has 9,048 tweets on his Twitter account and more than 1.6 million followers.

Osteen uses Twitter and Facebook as well as his website to share faith-promoting messages such as, “Light a fire on the inside. You have the seed of Almighty God. Don’t allow something small to keep you from God’s best.”

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