Tag: Christ/Culture


Little Miss Sunshine


They are the Hoovers because they all pretty much suck. At the dinner table--the symbol of familial unity--they eat chicken out of a bucket, off of paper plates and drink pop served in McDonald’s collectible glasses. The nutritive value of the meal is equal to the emotional and spiritual value...

Dog Poop in the Brownies: How to read Philippians 4:8


I attended a youth event when I was in high school.  The speaker was a youngish, cool youth pastor and he challenged us to get rid of all our secular music.  He said it had to be destroyed; selling it or giving it away would just spread the evil.  He...

Why Christian Education? (Part 1)


I was at a church service some months back and a guest pastor was, in essence, exhorting the congregation to get out of their Christian ghetto and do some good for the world.  He has a point, of course.  It’s easy to live in the suburbs and surround ourselves with...