Big and Shiny and Amazing
Ups and Downs and Foibles, Individualism and Community, Self-Aggrandizement in the Name of Other Good Things, Cults of Personality
In which we take a megachurch pastor’s resignation as a jumping off point for talking about individualism and community in the church, self-aggrandizement in the name of evangelism and church growth, and the danger of cults of personality, not only but especially in Christian communities.
- Intro (0:46)
- Ups and Downs and Foibles (0:46–7:19)
- Individualism and Community (7:19–14:42)
- Self-Aggrandizement in the Name of Other Good Things (14:42–24:41)
- Cults of Personality (24:41–31:32)
- Conclusion (31:32–32:24)
- Hilarities (32:24–32:36)
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