The Coolest Church In Town!

Here's an excerpt of Hipster Christianity worth reading. "Part of the new 'rethink everything!' disposition of evangelicalism in the eighties and nineties was an aggressively commercialistic development of an evangelical subculture.  A mind-set of 'whatever the secular culture can do, we can do too - only Christianly!' arose.  As a result, we saw the birth… Continue reading The Coolest Church In Town!

The Juvenilization of American Christianity

The title of this book made me get it and read it: The Juvenilization of American Christianity by Thomas Bergler (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2012).  It reminded me of a time I was at a Christian thrift shop and a 50+ year old woman was singing along to the CCM music playing in the store (the… Continue reading The Juvenilization of American Christianity

Segregated Church?

I just finished up Horton's The Gospel Driven Life (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2009).  It was an enjoyable read - well worth the time, money, and effort.  I highly recommend it.  If you've read the "academic" stuff of Horton, specifically his 4-vol WJK covenant series, you may notice some overlap between People and Place and The… Continue reading Segregated Church?