Crushes, Culture and Counsel: Episode 160
Feb 17, 2011
The ins and outs of celebrity crushes, plus tips for changing our culture and a question about helping men step into leadership.
A 29-year-old male is co-teaching his church’s Sunday school class for 20-something singles, but he needs more men to step up to leadership roles. What can he do to mentor his fellow men? Glenn Lutjens, a counselor at Focus on the Family, gives his advice for encouraging spiritual growth in others.
Somebody to Love
A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend an early screening of the Justin Bieber movie, Never Say Never. Going into the theater, all I knew of Justin was that tween girls want to marry him and that YouTube somehow helped kick-start his career. But when leaving the theater, I had caught a slight “fever.” This documentary-style film about a 16-year-old pop star was actually entertaining and informative. Plus, it got me thinking about the nature of celebrity crushes. Why do people have them, and what impact do they have on our perspective of reality? Listen in as we discuss this topic’s silly and serious sides.
Washington insider Tim Goeglein has seen a lot. As a former White House staffer and special assistant to President George W. Bush, Tim knows the power of politics. But as he sits down with Lisa for this segment, he argues that for all their merit, bills, policies and party platforms will not change our culture. What will? Listen as Tim talks about influencing the hearts and minds of our generation.