A poor Christology makes American churches afraid of contemporary art, says the artist.
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The historical connection between black popular culture and the black church might be waning in some ways, but powerful messages are still being preached, says the professor and author.
Fred Rogers’ faith wasn’t perfect, but his view of the world offered mercy, love and grace, says the author of the book “Exactly As You Are: The Life and Faith of Mister Rogers.”
The immensely popular smartphone game “Pokemon Go” offers an opportunity to help people understand that there is a world beyond the one we can see, writes a pastor.
Trends may come and go, but life in Christ is eternally relevant, writes a pastor.
Lerone A. Martin is an assistant professor of religion and politics in the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Louis.
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In the early 20th century, African-American preachers recorded by major record labels helped shape African-American Christianity with their best-selling sermon recordings, says an assistant professor who has written a book on the subject.
Pop culture may be obsessed with the pope’s red shoes, but Christian leaders can’t live entirely in the present. Christians should move toward the future without letting go of the past.
Do we have to choose between highbrow and lowbrow when promoting the life and mission of the church?