Fruity, corny candy Christianity

This article is part 14 of 14 in the series Ugly Church Stuff.

The old Ugly Church Stuff file is chock full of goodies! This time, it’s the sweet kind. Just when you thought faith in the West couldn’t get any sweeter, along comes the fruity kind of Christianity that can only be found in pun-covered, colorful, individual-serving-sized plastic bags. This sort of thing has been around for a long time (Testamints anyone?), but the Scripture Candy company …

An unbroken Church

Lots of folks believe the Church is broken these days. Some of the words they use to describe it: messy, a failure, irrelevant, archaic, and more along this line. And those descriptions come from people who identify themselves as Christians.