I have heard serveral times now about the upcoming Will and Grace episode where Britney Spears will host a cooking show called "Cruci-fixin's." This show is supposed to air the night before Good Friday.
Christians are outraged and are calling and writing NBC demanding that the show not to be aired.
I do not want the show to be aired. When people laugh at Christianity it makes them less likely to take it seriously. However, why are we not outraged that Christ's death is mocked in our own churches and in our own hearts? 1 Corinthians 1:18 says, "the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God."
The world will mock the crucifixion. The problem is that I mock the crucifixion. I mock it when I turn to my own works and character to win God's approval. I mock His death when I refuse to accept it as sufficient for my every need.
Which will be more effective in the long run: E-mailing the NBC commissioner expressing our displeasure or weeping that Christ is dishonored in the media and in our hearts?
My opinion: There is not enough weeping and brokenness in our protests today.