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Stuff Christian Culture Likes

Stuff Christian Culture Likes

Fashion Archives

#159 Screen printed dress shirts

posted by Stephanie Drury

When his Ed Hardy hoodie is just too casual, the discerning gentleman opts for a screen printed dress shirt.

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#108 Relevant interpretation of the dress suit

posted by Stephanie Drury

Pastors who want to appear relevant dress with formulaic precision. They don’t want to be like the PC guy, they want to be like the Mac guy.

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#107 Overcompensating

posted by Stephanie Drury

Christian pastors want to be relevant and cool. Relevant, missional, emergent church plant pastors who are Acts 29 do this.

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#103 Guiltily watching Oprah

posted by Stephanie Drury

Christian women are on the fence about Oprah. Her touting of “The Secret” with its new age agenda rubs them entirely the wrong way. They also don’t appreciate her cohabitating with Stedman, her angling towards gay acceptance, suggesting there could […]

#67 Having cheesy hair

posted by Stephanie Drury

Christian culture isn’t exactly known for having good style but bless their hearts, they sure try.

#62 Christ-ifying Product Logos

posted by Stephanie Drury

This means of proseletyzing is very popular within some segments of Christian culture. It is available in many forms: t-shirts, bumper stickers, buttons, mousepads, pencil holders, coffee mugs, keychains and innumerable other solid objects, including mints.

#50 Polo Shirts

posted by Stephanie Drury

You’d think they own stock in them.

#40 Frosted Tips

posted by Stephanie Drury

Christian culture, gay men in rural communities, and NASCAR fans are the only demographics that continue to endorse this look.

#24 Catchphrases

posted by Stephanie Drury

Christian culture enjoys a catchy quip on a t-shirt or bumper sticker. These quips are intended to provoke and possibly shame their reader.

#13 Khakis

posted by Stephanie Drury

Very popular with the Christians. They’re wholesome, safe, and they go with everything.

#11 The Youth Group Leader/Youth Pastor

posted by Stephanie Drury

The youth group leader is a special phenomenon. As the title suggests, he leads the high school group at churches (particularly but not exclusively at large warehouse-style churches).

#10 Pukka Shells

posted by Stephanie Drury

This necklace was popular in mainstream culture circa 1996 and became passe a year later. However, it is still alive and well in the Christian sector.

#7 Soul Patches

posted by Stephanie Drury

This is the new incarnation of the goatee in Christian pop culture. The goatee is quickly becoming the new mullet and this is the latest version of creative facial hair that is widely embraced among youth pastors, worship leaders and people ‘starting a ministry.’

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posted 7:56:21pm Feb. 21, 2011 | read full post »

#210 Mandatory chapel at Bible college
Most Christian colleges require students to attend chapel services. Chapel is not an option, it's part of the curriculum. If you don't fulfill your chapel quota, you don't graduate. Though Christianity purports to operate under the auspices of ...

posted 7:06:31pm Feb. 11, 2011 | read full post »

#209 Perceiving persecution
Christian culture is vigilant about persecution. Jesus said being persecuted goes with the territory of following him, and some of those followers are really on the lookout. Christian culture sees persecution in all sorts of things and they ...

posted 6:16:31pm Feb. 03, 2011 | read full post »

#208 Missionary dating
When someone in Christian culture meets a delicious non-Christian they will usually assume a missionary position with them. Missionary dating is when you date a non-Christian for the express purpose of proselytizing so as to instigate their ...

posted 6:16:57pm Jan. 27, 2011 | read full post »

#207 Marrying young
Christian culture gets married young. The reason isn't entirely clear, but the general consensus is that it drastically lowers the risk of fornication. You just can't fornicate if you're married, and that takes care of that. Fornication is ...

posted 6:33:07pm Jan. 19, 2011 | read full post »

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