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Billy HallowellJun 17, 2020 12:00:00 AM4 min read

13 Christian Instagram Stars and Famous Christians Worth Following

If you’re looking for top Christian influencers on social media, look no further! I compiled a list of some of my favorite famous Christians who are making a big impact.


These individuals are pastors, actors, apologists and musicians — people who the modern Christian might know and enjoy. I have long followed Christian social media platforms, and these are some of my favorite accounts to follow (you can follow me here as well). Today, I’ll focus on Christian Instagram, as there tends to be a mixture of photos and powerful messages streaming in from these famous Christians.

Christian Instagram: Famous Christians to Follow

There are millions of Instagram accounts to filter through if you’re looking for famous Christians worth following. So, I put together some of my favorite Christian social media profiles! Let’s dive right in:

Tim Tebow

Ex-NFL star-turned-TV commentator Tim Tebow routinely offers inspirational messages on social media. In fact, he’s a fixture on Christian Instagram, sharing powerful Christian messages along the way.


Follow Tim Tebow here, and check out one of his uplifting Christian posts:

Justin Bieber

Pop star Justin Bieber is another of the famous Christians who sometimes ignites Christian social media with his Bible-based messages. From candidly sharing about his own journey to encouraging others who might be embarking on their own, Bieber is worth following. Following this Christian Instagram star here.

Shari Rigby

Actress Shari Rigby is a well-known Christian who has shown up in some popular faith-based films. She’s also active on Christian Instagram. Follow her here.

David A.R. White

Another well-known actor on Christian Instagram is David A.R. White, co-founder of Pure Flix. White has been in scores of movies and TV shows, with a Hollywood career that has spanned decades. Follow White’s career and life here. Now that we’ve explored some famous Christians in the celebrity realm, let’s dive a bit deeper into Christian social media to take note of some of the pastors and inspirational speakers that are known for lighting up Christian Instagram.

Follow White’s career and life here.

Now that we’ve explored some famous Christians in the celebrity realm, let’s dive a bit deeper into Christian social media to take note of some of the pastors and inspirational speakers that are known for lighting up Christian Instagram.


Famous Christians: Pastors & Speakers

From Greg Laurie to Priscilla Shirer, this list of modern Christian preachers and speakers will get you inspired. These are people I enjoy reading on Christian Instagram.

DeVon Franklin

Filmmaker and speaker DeVon Franklin shares daily videos and photos aimed at inspiring the masses. He’s one of the famous Christians worth following on Christian social media. Franklin has produced films like “The Star” and “Heaven Is For Real.” Follow DeVon Franklin!

Greg Laurie

Pastor Greg Laurie of Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, California, is one of the most prolific figures on Christian social media. Laurie’s profile on Christian Instagram can be found here. His career has spanned decades, as he has worked to inspire the modern Christian to seek Christ.

Ben Courson

Another must-follow on our famous Christians list is Ben Courson. A preacher and apologist, Courson is deeply inspiring both on and off Christian Instagram. You can follow him here.

Billy Hallowell

I am including my own Instagram in the mix here, as I regularly share Bible verses and inspiring messages aimed at keeping me — and others — in the Word. You can follow me here.

Priscilla Shirer

Then there’s Priscilla Shirer, a gospel-speaking, inspiring fixture on Christian social media. She’s one of the famous Christians who offers daily words of encouragement, pointing people back to the Bible to help inspire and guide them on their walks with God. Follow Shirer here.

Lee Strobel

Famous author Lee Strobel is another figure on Christian social media. “The Case for Christ” and “The Case for Faith” author has inspired people all over the world with his story of converting from. Follow Strobel on Instagram for some modern Christian inspiration!

Daniel Fusco

Among the accounts you should follow on Christian social media is Daniel Fusco, who is on a mission to tell “everyone that Jesus is real.” You can follow Daniel Fusco on Christian Instagram, and get inspired by his messages.

Rick Warren

Pastor Rick Warren is one of the most recognizable names in the Christian world today. Warren, pastor of Saddleback Church, and author of “The Purpose-Driven Life,” regularly shares Bible verses and inspiration. He’s a fixture in Christian social media — one modern Christians enjoy reading. Follow Warren here. READ ALSO: 4 BEST CHRISTIAN PODCASTS FOR WHEN YOU’RE ON THE GO H3: Sam Collier Pastor, speaker and inspirer Sam Collier is another Christian worth following on Christian Instagram. He’s one of the famous Christians who is inspiring believers on a daily basis. His powerful Christian social media messages can be found here.

That wraps my list of Christian Instagram celebrities and pastors. Be sure to check back soon for more Christian social media stars. These people will inspire you on your Christian walk! And if you’re looking for more uplifting content, be sure to grab a free trial of Pure Flix and start streaming faith and family-friendly movies and TV shows today! Additionally, you can listen to “The Pure Flix Podcast” here.


Billy Hallowell

Billy Hallowell has been working in journalism and media for more than a decade. His writings have appeared in Deseret News, TheBlaze, Human Events, Mediaite and on, among other outlets. Hallowell has a B.A. in journalism and broadcasting from the College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, New York and an M.S. in social research from Hunter College in Manhattan, New York.