Friday Five: Brett McCracken

How should Christian leaders navigate the "gray matters' of faith and practice? We asked the author of a new book.

For today's entry in the Friday Five interview series, we catch up with Brett McCracken. Brett is a Los Angeles-based writer. His work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, CNN.com as well as a variety of theological journals. Brett serves at Biola University where he is an adjunct professor of journalism and managing editor of Biola Magazine.

Brett is also a frequent contributor to Christianity Today. Check out his book and movie reviews here.

Brett has authored two interesting books. In 2010 he released, Hipster Christianity: When Church and Cool Collide and just recently Grey Matters: Navigating the Space Between Legalism and Liberty.

Today we talk to Brett about Christian hipsters, Millenials, and navigating the "gray matters" of the Christian life.

Your first book Hipster Christianity took issue with the evangelical church's obsession with being relevant. It's interesting that Millennials seem to hold two things in tension: they don't like being marketed ...

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