With an all-star cast, including the fat Baldwin brother and Ted McGinley, late of “The Love Boat” and “Happy Days.” White Christians playing the victim — gotta love it.
- “Ted McGinley saves Christmas from Atheist Baldwins in Christian movie” and related posts (filmdrunk.uproxx.com)
Platt’s first target is the megachurch itself. Americans have built themselves multimillion-dollar worship palaces, he argues. These have become like corporations, competing for market share by offering social centers, child-care programs, first-class entertainment and comfortable, consumer Christianity.
Jesus, Platt notes, made it hard on his followers. He created a minichurch, not a mega one. Today, however, building budgets dwarf charitable budgets, and Jesus is portrayed as a genial suburban dude. “When we gather in our church building to sing and lift up our hands in worship, we may not actually be worshipping the Jesus of the Bible. Instead, we may be worshipping ourselves.”
A Christian news site is making headlines by claiming Ellen DeGeneres is responsible for the ratings erosion of Fox’s “American Idol.”
Christian Newswire director Gary McCullough says the sexual orientation of the newest “Idol” judge was the reason “Idol” ratings were down about 9% this season.
Funny — viewers never seemed to have a problem with Ryan Seacrest.
The Power Team, still going strong:
Witness hip hop evangelism with a Disney twist in this Christian alternative to “High School Musical.” Jesus must be so embarrassed.
Cue Hank Hill: “Can’t you see you’re not making Christianity better, you’re just making rock and roll worse?”