Billy Kangas in Relevant: The Problem with a Pop-Culture Christ

Millennial writer Billy Kangas has a new article in Relevant, where he discusses the “the baptism of pop-culture for the sake of outreach and evangelism”:

When the Church employs superficial symbols to communicate the Gospel, the Gospel can only take hold of people on a superficial level. Jesus is actually seen as a clingy friend in the image who texts you all the time, mediocre mimic-rock defines your view of who God is, and one’s creed is only as deep as a sneaker slogan.

In short: A slogan-branded faith can’t communicate the depth of the mystery of Jesus’ life, death and resurrection.

The full article can be read here.