The University of St. Thomas-Houston MAX Studios, in partnership with the Word on Fire Institute, launched an innovative video series to demonstrate how to bring the light of the Gospel to the digital world. Harnessing the expertise of major Catholic influencers who evangelize effectively on social media platforms, each episode of the series, The New Evangelization and New Media, spotlights today’s most interesting and compelling Catholic influencers to share their experiences with technology and media to get to the heart of our culture and reach their specific audience.
EPISODE ONE – LEAH DARROW EXPLORES FACEBOOK
The first episode in The New Evangelization and New Media video series features an amazing conversation with Leah Darrow talking about Facebook. Leah Darrow is a Catholic speaker, author, entrepreneur and mother of six dedicated to inspiring others to become who God made them to be. She was an America’s Next Top Model Season 3 contestant and a former professional model who experienced a life-changing conversion back to the Catholic faith. With 79,000 followers on Facebook, she has built a community from the idea of simply sharing about faith and culture. She is also the founder of the Lux app, the first Catholic app for Catholic women that focuses on community, prayer, and formation.
“Everything you post, you’re talking to one person and they are listening to you on their phone when they can’t sleep at 2 a.m. So what are you going to say to them?”
- The importance of practicing sharing pieces of your story.
- Using your social media posts as a role model to other people.
- Trust the Holy Spirit to do the work you don’t see.
- How are you modeling Christ on Facebook/social media?
- What’s been one of the most impactful things you’ve seen on Facebook and why?
- How are you giving people an authentic glimpse into Catholic life?
For more behind-the-scenes content of Leah Darrow, visit https://ustmaxstudios.com/the-new-evangelization-new-media/facebook/facebook/.