Top 10 Christian Tweets of 2012

7. Robert Griffin III

(Photo: Reuters/Kelly Kline)Baylor University quarterback Robert Griffin III, center, holds the Heisman Trophy after winning the award during a ceremony in New York, Dec. 10, 2011.

"Couldn't have written the beginning any better To God Be The Glory" 7,476 Retweets (Sep. 9, 2012)

Griffin, commonly referred to as RG3, is rookie quarterback for the Redskins and has become a favorite among many football fans in Washington, D.C., and around the country. Read: Robert Griffin III Dubbed 'Black Jesus' After NFL Debut

8. Joel Osteen
Daily inspiration to help you live the life of victory
and abundance that God intended for you.
Houston, TX ·

(Photo: Hachette Book Group)Joel Osteen preaches at Lakewood Church in Houston, considered the largest church in America, in this undated photo.

"God has you exactly where He wants you. Learn to be happy where you are, and God will take you where you want to be." 6,215 Retweets (March 24, 2012)

Joel Osteen, pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, has been criticized by some Christians for preaching prosperity and a "watered-down" Gospel. Osteen spoke with The Christian Post about the criticism he often faces. Read: Joel Osteen on Prosperity Gospel, Crystal Cathedral, and Jesus

9. Colton Dixon
love God. love music. love people

(Photo: REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni)Contestant Colton Dixon poses at the party for the finalists of the television show "American Idol" in Los Angeles, California March 1, 2012.

"Someone loved you so much that he died for you. His name is Jesus." 6,086 Retweets (April 6, 2012)

Colton Dixon, a finalist in season 11 of "American Idol" earlier this year, has since gone on to launch a successful singing career with his debut album coming in January. Dixon attracted numerous fans among Christian viewers with his openness about his faith during "American Idol." Read: Colton Dixon Keeps God Talk Alive; Says 'God, Use Me' on Live TV

10. Max Lucado
Minister. Author. Husband. Dad.
Counting on heaven to make sense of this earth.
San Antonio ·

(Photo: The Christian Post / Anna Charles)Max Lucado, pastor and internationally bestselling author, is seen preaching at the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) convention in Nashville, Tenn. on Feb. 20, 2012.

"On this Good Friday, envision the Savior on the cross, bloodied and cast in shadows. Listen as heaven whispers: For you, my child. For you." 5,318 Retweets (April 6, 2012)

Best-selling author Max Lucado launched a "40 Days of Prayer" initiative this past election cycle to rally Christians concerned about the condition of the U.S. to pray. Lucado, who preaches at Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, Texas, also suggested in a sermon that Christians need to remember that God is always in control. Read: Max Lucado Tells Christians Not to 'Freak Out' Ahead of Election; God Is in Control

The list of "Top 10 Christian Tweets" was compiled between Dec. 19 and Dec. 27, 2012. The popularity of tweets was determined with the use of My Top Tweet by Twitsprout and Klout.