Effective or Offensive – Breaking Bad
Walter White, the good guy turned bad. The character that captured the attention of millions of viewers for years. The storyline riddled with
Did you get caught up in Breaking Bad as well? At first I was afraid to tell anyone about my love for the show because, well, it isn’t exactly family-friendly. And I am one of the millions of people who learned to hate Walter White, came to love Jesse Pinkman, and would happily eat at Los Pollos if it were a real restaurant.
So considering all the drugs, murder, and scandal in Breaking Bad, would you find it effective or offensive for a pastor to use it, or any other show with a sketchy plot, as content for a sermon series theme?
I stumbled across a couple churches doing a Breaking Bad series and at first loved the idea. But then I thought, “Is it okay for the church to downplay such sinful shows to have a catchy sermon series?”
So here I am, a fan, but not sure if I love this or hate this.
What are your thoughts on similar sermon series twists? Is this content effective or offensive?