Top 25 Social Media Sites for Christians

Many devout Christians worry about the influence of media on one’s spirit. This is especially true of social media sites. When visiting places like MySpace and YouTube, it is possible to inadvertently see anything. After all, people can post whatever they want, with very little oversight. With this concern for the type of media that we consume, it is little surprise that many Christians are finding refuge in social media sites aimed at those of the Christian faith. This allows those with Christian values to connect to like-minded people from around the world. Here are 25 social media sites for Christians:

  1. Tangle478px-Christus_Ravenna_Mosaic: This social media community for Christians is aimed at providing a wholesome place to meet others and enjoy all the Internet has to offer. Tangle lets Christians share photos and videos, as well as connect with each other. Churches and ministries can get in on the action as well.
  2. Remember how MySpace became the place to be for up and coming bands? MyPraize is kind of like that for Christian musicians. This is a place to share your music and videos, chat with other Christians and basically get into the Christian music scene.
  3. This Christian social media site is devoted to the production of videos. Video parables, such as that of the Good Samaritan, are popular. Additionally, this site also provides a platform for political messages related to morality. Sections for Christian music videos, videos from churches and personal videos.
  4. Just what it sounds like, is a place for Christians to congregate online. You can share prayers, read the blog, join different forums and groups and even find Christian dating services. The community also features a shop where you can buy Christian merchandise.
  5. Yet another alternative to MySpace, offers community members the chance to share information about themselves and connect with the like-minded. This site allows you to share music and video, as well as host your own blog and chat live with your Christian friends.
  6. This approach to social media touts itself as “fresh”. It is Christian-friendly, focusing on clean content. You can find comedy, authors, music and different organizations on this site. Additionally, this social media site is feature-rich, allowing for messaging, video and audio upload, and unlimited photos.
  7. LifeSpace: If you want to connect with fellow Christians, LifeSpace can help. You can find people to befriend, and groups to join. Churches and ministries are also invited to network on at LifeSpace. There is also a space where you can share your church events, as well as post testimony.
  8. Xianz: This Christian MySpace clone looks the closest to MySpace of the social media sites. You can send messages to friends, chat, upload music and videos, as well as find listings and meet new people.
  9. If you are really into Jesus, you can show your faith on this social networking web site. You can sign up under personal, musician, ministry, church and college designations, allowing you to share your faith. The college designation is for Christian colleges, so it is a nice touch for youth trying to figure out how they can get a faith-based higher education.
  10. MyChurch: This is a social networking site aimed at helping Christians find members from the same church. It is aimed at keeping people from around the world connected to their church communities — especially missionaries. MyChurch also has prayer request capability, photos and video sermons.
  11. HolyPal: You can find a number of interesting discussions about different Christian topics on HolyPal. Meet other Christians interested in tackling the tough questions. HolyPal hosts member blogs, as well as photos and groups.
  12. JesusCrowd: The point of this Christian social media site is to provide a place where you can meet others who are interested in spreading the gospel. It’s more of a support community for those who are looking to increase their faith, and for those who want to do missionary work. Videos, prayer request, forums and groups are all available.
  13. MEETfish: Taking its cue from one of the symbols for Christianity, MEETfish offers you “an ocean of friends.” Connect with other Christians and find wholesome media and events.
  14. LiveKite: If you are looking for Christian groups, this is the place to go. Groups are prominent here, as is music. The point of this site is to connect people with common interests within the Christian community. It is also billed as a place where your Christian group can go and keep in touch.
  15. Christianster: Who needs Friendster when you have Christianster? This social media site is aimed at helping Christian find new friends. There is a Bible study section, as well as other spiritual growth helps.
  16. This is a social media site aimed mainly at prayer requests. If you have a need, or if you want to help others through prayer, this is the social networking site for you. Groups and community members can ask for prayer help, as well as post encouraging messages and connect with other Christians.
  17. LIBAW: Another alternative to Facebook, LIBAW offers Christians a chance to share their photos and keep in touch with their friends. The site is also focused on helping people share gospel truth and connect with new people who share their values.
  18. This is a social media site aimed at helping churches connect with their congregations. The site offers personal profiles as well, and blogs and even a chat room.

Christian Dating Sites

You can also connect with others socially through online dating sites. Christian dating sites provides you with a chance to meet other Christian singles, creating a situation in which you are more likely to find someone who shares your values.

  1. Christian Dating Cafe: Find other Christians. This is a great place to connect with and message people you might be interested in for friendship or companionship.
  2. Christian Mingle: This site allows you to find Christian singles near you, or even to find others elsewhere. Also ideal for those looking for friendship.
  3. Singles of Faith: This site offers you the chance to connect with other Christians. There are also opportunities for service and ministry on this site.
  4. Single Christian Network: Meet others singles who share your faith and values.
  5. LDS Singles Online: This site is geared toward members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons). A great place for LDS Christians to find people of their same faith.

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