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Spring 2011: Entertainment & Discipleship

Volume 32, Number 2
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  • Which Medium Is the Message?
    The media we use affects how people perceive the message.
  • Subscriber Access OnlyThe Red Bull Gospel
    It takes more than pizza and video games to give young people a faith that endures.
  • What Does God Think of Entertainment?
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    What Does God Think of Entertainment?
    A gift. A tool. A trap. It's all part of the world we minister in.
  • Subscriber Access OnlyPreaching is Performance Art
    The way it's delivered is part of the message.
  • Subscriber Access OnlyBreaking the Mold
    Christian formation means not letting the world press us into its mold.
  • Subscriber Access OnlyTaming the Image
    People engage electronic media an average of 8 hours a day. Do they really need more at church?
  • Human Hands, God's Finger Prints
    Can you plan worship experiences that generate worshipful people rather than spoiled consumers?

    Bonus Article

  • Subscriber Access OnlyChurch 2 Church
    Congregations are trading short-term "love 'em and leave 'em" missions for long-term partnerships
  • Subscriber Access OnlyThrough a Glass, Darkly
    Ministry to the mentally ill.
  • Subscriber Access OnlySurprised by Addiction
    These ministers faced their compulsions—and stayed in ministry.
  • Subscriber Access OnlyGoing Deep
    Cultivating people of spiritual depth is a pastor's top priority


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