Outside the Walls: Finding Jesus on ‘TikTok’

I was astonished at Mitchell’s answer. He had just confessed Jesus as Lord on my front porch after attending our 9th-10th grade small group of young men for four months. As we discussed his background, an Asian-American teenager from a non-practicing Buddhist family, it became clear that he had very limited knowledge of Christianity. I asked him how he became interested in Jesus, and he said that he started watching videos of a gospel preacher on the social media platform, TikTok.

He then began to read a Bible from a digital app and read John, Acts, and was working on Amos! He expressed that no one had ever told him about Jesus, but then a friend named Garrett invited him to our small group and shared with him.

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