• Welcome to Christian Forums
  1. Welcome to Christian Forums, a forum to discuss Christianity in a friendly surrounding.

    Your voice is missing! You will need to register to be able to join in fellowship with Christians all over the world.

    We hope to see you as a part of our community soon and God Bless!

  2. The forums in the Christian Congregations category are now open only to Christian members. Please review our current Faith Groups list for information on which faith groups are considered to be Christian faiths. Christian members please remember to read the Statement of Purpose threads for each forum within Christian Congregations before posting in the forum.
  3. Please note there is a new rule regarding the posting of videos. It reads, "Post a summary of the videos you post . An exception can be made for music videos.". Unless you are simply sharing music, please post a summary, or the gist, of the video you wish to share.

Ratings Given And Received

  1. Can anyone direct me to a place on the Christian Forum website that states the purposes behind having "Given and Received Ratings"? These are the ratings such as "Winner", "Informative", "Prayers", "Optimistic", "Like", "Agree", etc. I can think of some good purposes in having these (appreciation, a form of communication, encouragement, etc), and I can think of some obstacles they might raise for some (spiritual pride, envy, wrongful comparison [ 2 Corinthians 10:12 ], carnality [being of the flesh or sinful nature], etc. ). I use this blog to ask this question for my own better understanding, and perhaps to be of help to others that may have wrestled with this issue as well. May we strive to use the ratings for the good purposes, and be on guard against the obstacles I have stated as well, to the glory of God, and to the blessings of readers and writers of this site.


To make a comment simply sign up and become a member!