NEW – The Digital Missions Podcast!
Stories, Lessons and Inspiration from the Virtual Trenches

People are Googling for God.

Each year there are millions of Google searches for answers to questions like:

“Is God real?”

“What happens when we die?”

“How do I know I’m saved?”

“Why is there so much suffering in the world?”

Additionally, many people are hurting, entertaining suicidal thoughts, or feel there is no hope for their situation. They turn to the internet for companionship, understanding, information, anonymity, and more. It’s easier for them to pour their hearts out on Google, Reddit or a topical forum than it is to come to a friend, neighbor, co-worker or family member.

This great need yields an opportunity for you to share the hope found in Christ.

No matter your skill set, interests, or socio-economic status, you can be a beacon for the hope only God can give. Being an online missionary simply means you dedicate time online to help people learn more about Jesus Christ and invite them to follow Him.

With the increase of social media platforms, websites, and the popularity of video sharing sites, there are countless types of media you can use to connect with someone, build a relationship, care for their needs, and point them to a saving relationship with the Lord.

There are so many ways to do this. It could simply be what you share on your Facebook page, blog, YouTube channel, Instagram feed…wherever you spend your time and have nurtured a circle of friends or followers. You can share articles, quotes, scripture, or begin discussions of your own. You can even use proven evangelistic strategies to lead others to Bible studies, whether at your local church, or online in a private Facebook group. The possibilities are as limitless as our God!

There are many online missionaries and digital disciples out there already. But as you know, the harvest is so plentiful that more workers are always needed.


Anyone who is a follower of Jesus is called to be a disciple and we were all given the commission to “go…and make disciples of all nations” (Matt. 28:19, NKJV). Now the nations are literally at our fingertips! We can ‘travel’ to Asia to tell someone of Jesus and at the same time share Bible truth with someone living on the West coast of the United States—while sitting at home, thousands of miles away from those we are interacting with.

These days, anything you can think of can be accessed online. Why not make Jesus more accessible?

If you are looking forward to the soon return of Christ and if you have access to the internet, you can be an online missionary.

Post it.  Text it.  Tweet it.  Pin It.  Share it.  Vlog it.

What is ‘It’? The Good News that Jesus died to save us from our sins and is coming soon to take us home!


Not sure how to start? The Center for Online Evangelism is dedicated to providing you with resources (below) to help you as an online missionary.
Our team of mission-minded professionals are also here to answer questions and guide you as you seek to use the internet to uplift our Savior. Find us on Facebook or drop us a line!

Bible Studies

Do you know someone online who wants to know more about Christ and His Word? With these online Bible study resources, dig into the world with someone miles away.

Digital Missions Podcast

Enjoy stories from the front lines from other online missionaries, and learn some tips along the way to bolster your own efforts. New episodes each week!

Facebook’s under fire. What does that mean for us?

With the recent news about Facebook, user data, privacy, and favoring (or blocking) certain types of posts, how should that affect how “online missionaries” continue to share the Gospel in many different forms throughout this social media platform? Here’s what you need to know.

Why your church needs an online ministry—and how to start one

Years ago, I worked as an English language assistant in Northern France. The nearest Adventist church was an hour away and the second church was two hours away. With no car and little money for train tickets, I wasn’t able to attend church every Sabbath. I...

Should the digital age affect how we communicate the Gospel?

God is the only One who has not been changed or affected by the Digital Age. Everything else—from education, to marriage, to how we treat diseases—has been altered or influenced by the Digital Age, also known as the Information Age. Undeniably, even the way we consume...

One Thing Every Online Missionary Needs

Once you make up your mind to sow the Gospel, the enemy will find ways to discourage and distract you. One moment, you feel empowered – ready to conquer the digital world, and the next moment, you are overwhelmed. You feel small and wonder if it’s possible for God to...

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