As part of his Doctor of Ministry (DMin) inÂ Ministry to Emerging GenerationsÂ (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary), Tom’s written a number of book responses and given several short presentations (personal and group). In this series he not only “shares the wealth,” but also looks forward to your feedback as he refines his project: An argument for vocational discernment for graduate studies in the context of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (Stay tuned to learn more!). Earlier posts on the program: Ministry to Emerging Generations and The Big Picture of Ministry to Emerging Generations.
Popcultured: Thinking Christianly About Style, Media, and Entertainment
Steve Turner begins Popcultured: Thinking Christianly About Style, Media and Entertainment (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2013) by asserting that we have all become â€œpopcultured.â€ Although I do not want to confess such, it is all too true. Popcultured provides a much needed toolkit for â€œhow we can be faithfully Christian while participating in and perhaps even creating popular cultureâ€ (13). I particularly appreciated the end of chapter â€œQuestions for Reflection or Discussion,â€ resource recommendations (books and websites), and â€œFive Suggestions for Actionâ€ enabling the reader to take next steps individually and as part of small groups.
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