That commercial was probably my favorite Super Bowl commercial of the night. There were several good ones (the Doritos one kind of creeped me out but was hilarious) and some downright awful ones (Godaddy?!) It was interesting to me to see how the kids saw the commercials as an event in and of themselves. I know that companies who place ads in the Super Bowl pull out all the stops on the commercials, but it’s a testament to our consumer society to see just how “important” the Super Bowl commercials have become.
“Consumer” is a word I hear thrown around a lot in the youth ministry world. Not long ago I saw a guest post on a blog I read pretty regularly about what we are consumed with, and what we consume. For some reason, that got me thinking. I think and talk a a lot about what I consume and what my students consume, but it just occurred to me that I am something to be consumed too. Read More →