Of Stranger Things

Netflix’ original 8-part series, Stranger Things, was written by the Duffer Brothers (Matt and Ross) and is streaming now on Netflix.  It stars Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Fin Wolfhard and Millie Bobby Brown. There’s a saying that you may be the only Bible the people around you read.  I want to take that one step further and say that there are things in popular culture that may be the only theology some people read and even further yet by saying Netflix’ Stranger Things is one of those things.  Now, you may think linking popular culture and theology is a bit of stretch, but it is true.  The great Donald G. Barnhouse (pastor of 10th Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia from 1927-1960 - that’s right, a real pastor!) used to say all of life illustrates Bible doctrine.  And Stranger Things illustrates!  Now, I am not saying that Stranger Things is the equivalent

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