- Most churches don’t have buzz ’cause they’re not having any impact
- Impact derives from love.
- “Would our community be any different if our church ceased to exist?” Would anyone notice?
- Buzz comes from unexpected care.
Using Pop Culture
Five Ways to Respond to Pop Culture
- Ignore it.
- Separate from it.
- Condemn it.
- Embrace it.
“Jesus is so obviously at work in Pop Culture….”
John 1:14a in the Message paraphrase: “The Word became flesh and blood,
and moved into the neighborhood.”
- Paul used Pop Culture – Acts 17
3 Ways to Use Pop Culture
- As a hook
- To lower folks’ defenses
- Find great art and redeem it