HuffPost: The Fandom of God Is Upon Us and It’s Killing the Church
Here’s a link to a thought-provoking story on sympathy for each other rather than for the people around us who need our help: The Fandom of God Is Upon Us and It’s Killing the Church
And a short quote:
For those who are less than familiar with the term “fandom,” Wikipedia defines it as “a term used to refer to a subculture composed of fans characterized by a feeling of sympathy and camaraderie with others who share a common interest.” And therein lays our problem. While the fandom of God is, likewise, characterized by people who share a feeling of sympathy with those who share similar beliefs but the kingdom of God is supposed to be characterized by people who share a feeling of sympathy for those who are hurt, are marginalized and are in need….