Modern Nativity Story – If Mary & Joseph Were Alive Today.

This was originally posted on 12/21/2010. Today this video has generated over 10 million views. Keep spreading the good word and Merry Christmas!

What if the Christmas Story took place in 2010? Would Mary and Joseph be on Facebook? What if Mary had an iPhone and a Joseph had a gmail account? What if Google maps could lead the way? What if Mary & Joseph could check-in on Four Square?

Mary & Joseph in Modern Times

This is the modern Christmas story or contemporary Christmas story showing how social media would have changed how Jesus’ birth would of been announced.

modern nativity story

Check out these 2 video stories featuring what if’s in regards to the Christmas Story if it happen today.

The Digital Story of the Nativity

2,745,431 views – 12/21/10
12,046,761 views – 12/12/12 – peaked.
12,554,253 views – 10/15/14

How social media, web and mobile tell the story of the Nativity.
Christmas story told through Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google, Wikipedia, Google Maps, GMail, Foursquare, Amazon…

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A Social Network Christmas

280,659 views – 12/21/10
1,628,655 views – 12/12/12 – peaked
1,855,593 views – 10/15/14

This video is an artistic take on how the story of the nativity might have read had a social network existed at the time of Jesus’s birth. Follow this historical period as it unfolds as a digital narrative. This vignette is great for highlighting the truths and circumstances of our Savior’s birth in a fresh, unique way.


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  • Ginger Wright

    Love it so cool thanks for sharing!

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