A couple of weeks ago my I found this little gem and showed it to my non christian sister. She was in fits of laughter as it (unfortuanately) described me perfectly. My I pod was full of Christian music and nothing but christian music. This stemmed from my first becoming a christian a few years ago when I changed from listening to Channel Z and ZM and some rather unhealthy stuff and decided that so as to cut out some rather destructive thought life I would go for a 100% Christian diet. Anyway since viewing this track my sister keeps calling my I pod a J pod so I have been diversifying.

Related to this is an article by Jan Johnson about how many Christians need to escape the Christian Ghetto, i.e they live in such a Christianized world with little to no interaction with non christians that they don’t know how to interact with the rest of the world properly.

I for example always find it funny when people who have been raised in Christian families all of their lives feel that they have some intimate knowledge of what it is like to live as a non christian or be raised in a non christian household… but anyway…

just like yesterday I am going to be practical here are the things Johnson suggests to get out of the Ghetto…. 🙂

  • Renew former acquaintances (with those that have dropped out of church)
  • Befriend neighbours ( this includes those at uni, school, and in the community)
  • Join a community group – (this does not mean a Christian ministry group)
  • Be hospitable (to people from outside your christian circle)
  • Employ nonbelievers