Our entertainment habits are spiritual. Consider how our society has become comfortable labeling kids with a myriad of syndromes, disorders and other behavioral maladies.
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Could it be possible that the music and media teens are entertained with is setting them up for self-destruction? Our guest today helps us understand the possible connection between self-destructive behavior and our entertainment habits.
Our guest today is Joe Schimmel. Joe is the Senior Pastor at Blessed Hope Chapel in Simi Valley, CA and the Founder of Good Fight Ministries. He is also the Director of the video series They Sold Their Souls for Rock n Roll.
Why Entertainment Habits are Spiritual
Because music is so deeply spiritual, I think that’s the very reason why the masses can so easily blow it off as mere entertainment. Because we live in a society that—regardless of how religious we think we might be—we’re incredibly spiritually immature and even less spiritually discerning. Therefore, because worship and entertainment are cousins, the masses are easily duped.
Joe helps ups dive deeper into this topic by discussing:
- Who is Joe Schimmel and why should I listen to him
- The spiritual element to art and music
- Evidence of the dark side of music and entertainment
- The paradox of Christian screamo & rap music
- Why music speaks to the soul
- Why Christian music may not be Christ-centered
Conversation Starter: What steps does your family take to prevent the dumbing-down of your teen derived from his entertainment choices?
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