June 26, 2013

Purity Parody

Posted in bible, culture, film, songs at 2:05 am by Jerry

I expect, this video will offend a lot of Christians. And more so within the church’s older population (who might as well give up trying to keep it from their internet-informed teens!). Apparently, the Saddlebacking phenomenon is real. And maybe, just maybe, purity parodies such as this one is what it will take to give Christian teens the courage to break through all the reality-hushing that surrounds sex-education dialogue.

June 11, 2013

Mennonite Thought Control

Posted in church, culture, psychology of religion at 2:44 pm by Jerry

My experience as a young adult in a Mennonite community included the naive assumption that all Mennonites were heterosexual. Which makes me wonder, was I THAT clueless, or was my community THAT good at making no room for any thoughts about it.

Check out this article from a cool Mennonite magazine: http://www.rhubarbmag.com/featured-content-title/