Sex, gossip, and entertainment sells but stuff like compassion and justice often seems like a hard sell. Feels like pushing a big boulder up a big hill. Even on this blog, I’m often disappointed at the lack of response to posts that aren’t “pop [christian] culture.”
Sometimes, I wonder if one of the reasons why certain topics don’t get addressed from the pulpit isn’t because of the lack of awareness of important issues but actually the awareness of the lack of response from the congregants which translates into lower attendance and lower income.
I know. Too simplistic and too cynical but worth thinking about.
Someone sent me this poignant drawing last week (via San Diego Union Tribune) …in response to the frenzy of media attention surrounding “the boy who flew away in a homemade balloon.” It pretty much proves my point.
What do you think?
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