Don’t Call Me an Influencer

Influencer. A term my generation has coined as their occupation. A term that we have latched onto and deemed as something we are and missed the fact it is something we do. Honestly, I hate it. I hate that we have reached a place in society that the “k” at the end of your Instagram followers labels you an “influencer.” I hate that teens are looking at the road ahead and believing the lie that to make a difference in this world they need to be elevated and they need to be seen by the masses. I hate that it seems as if the ones being the most productive are the ones posting the most about what they are doing. All of it is the opposite of how the Kingdom of God works, yet somehow we have been snared by this mentality. Don’t hear me say that having a large…

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