Pop Goes the Church: Should the Church Engage Pop Culture?

Pop Goes the Church: Should the Church Engage Pop Culture?

by Tim Stevens, Tim
     
 

ISBN-10: 0979017491

ISBN-13: 9780979017490

Pub. Date: 04/01/2008

Publisher: Power Publishing IN

How relevant is today's church in our culture? Does it do an effective job of reaching out to people in the language of their lives, or does it expect them to understand the church as it's presented? How many of us would even consider inviting an "unchurched" friend to church with us? Sadly, in many cases the local church struggles to be relevant in the world…  See more details below

Overview

How relevant is today's church in our culture? Does it do an effective job of reaching out to people in the language of their lives, or does it expect them to understand the church as it's presented? How many of us would even consider inviting an "unchurched" friend to church with us? Sadly, in many cases the local church struggles to be relevant in the world around it. People have questions about God, but they're not going to church for answers because the church seems to be answering questions no one is asking.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780979017490
Publisher:
Power Publishing IN
Publication date:
04/01/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.19(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.62(d)
Age Range:
15 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements     7
Foreword     10
Introduction     13
"Molly, Your Church Sucks!"     23
Lost in Translation     41
Why Pop Culture Is So Popular     53
A Tale of Five Churches     65
Linkin Park Sings. God Speaks     83
Finding God in Pop Culture Is Easier Than You Think     95
Scratch People Where They Itch     109
I'm Not a Theologian, But...     123
Create a Little Buzz     137
The Beatles and Desperate Housewives Go to Church     147
Let's Get it Started     159
Twenty Churches. Twenty Stories     177
So That...     221
Stuff to Read, Click, View and Check Out     227
Endnotes     241
About the Author     249

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