American Idols – Ezekiel 4 & 5, Preview

Do you worship idols? Of course not, right? Or do you? When I was in seminary for my Master’s degree I took a course called “American Idols.”  It wasn’t about the famous singing competition!  Instead it was about the various ideas or objects that we Americans idolize.  There are a number of really good possibilitiesContinue reading “American Idols – Ezekiel 4 & 5, Preview”

What does idolatry look like in America? (or Why God is jealous and that is a good thing)

Here in America we have a popular television show called American Idol.  It went off the air, but it is coming back! Did you have any favorite American Idols? Yesterday I mentioned that we don’t have idols in America like some other countries where Buddhism or Hinduism is prominent.  But do we have other kindsContinue reading “What does idolatry look like in America? (or Why God is jealous and that is a good thing)”

American idols?

Do a Google image search for “idolatry in America” and the results are interesting.  What is idolatry in America? If we were in many countries around the world today, and I asked a group of Christians that same question, “What is idolatry?” then could walk you out the front doors of the place they wereContinue reading “American idols?”