I found this article via Emerging Minister. It’s about the editor of GQ living in the Christian subculture for a week. He reads, watches, eats and surfs only Christian stuff…
WHAT WOULD JESUS DO?
BUT MORE, IMPORTANT, WHAT WERE JESUS’ FINTNESS SECRETS? IF YOU WERE ONE OF THE GROWING MILLIONS OF AMERICANS LIVING IN THE MULTIMILLION-DOLLAR CHRISTIAN ALTERNACULTURE—IN WHICH EVERYTHING IN MAINSTREAM CULTURE GETS CLONED AND THEN BLEACHED OF “SINFUL” CONTENT—YOU’D KNOW. WALTER KIRN SPENDS SEVEN STRANGE DAYS WALKING IN THE SHOES OF THE FAITHFUL.
Even the mouse pad I’m using comes from the Christian store. It features a quote from Hans Christian Andersen printed on a snowy olde-time Christmas scene rendered by Thomas Kinkade, Painter of Light. You’ve seen his stuff: wee little button-nosed children, frisky dogs, a diffuse golden glow that drips from everything as though somebody spilled a bottle of Mrs. Butterworth’s. It’s not even good kitsch–it’s too slick, too savvy somehow. Ark culture is mall Christianity. (more)