2 Lasting Ways that Church Builds Identity

Students identify with all kinds of things.

For a time, who they are can be wrapped up in a sports team, a social cause, their peer group, their favorite band, a car, a dating relationship, or their grades. These are normal, in the short term, to develop a sense of identity. However, to resist the pull of peer pressure and popular culture, their identity needs to be anchored in something more enduring. Here’s how church helps…

Identity in Jason Derulo’s Want You to Want Me

“Want To Want Me” by Jason Derulo

was last weeks #1 song played on the radio.  The essence of the song is that he wants his girlfriend back.  As you can imagine the music video is quite sexualized.

Now, I don’t want to look at this song and stress how sexual  society is.  It is something else that grabbed me about this song.  It was in these lyrics.