Celebrities for Jesus with Katelyn Beaty
How did the celebrity culture infiltrate the evangelical church and what should be done about it?
Writer Katelyn Beaty has written a thought-provoking book, Celebrities for Jesus: How Personas, Platforms and Profits are Hurting the Church. She traces the history of the celebrity pastor, mega churches, publishing deals, and stages/screens; through all this, she exposes the dangers of fame without accountability and spiritual maturity.
This is an important topic and Katelyn doesn’t come to it as one with a vendetta, but as one who loves the church, loves Jesus, and is concerned where we’re headed. We should be too.
Listen to my full conversation with Katelyn below! You don’t want to miss this.