US journalist Katelyn Beaty reflects on the Christian celebrity culture origin, Jesus’ relationship to fame and the lost art of contentment.
“I’d heard a little bit about prayer, but I’d never had anyone lead me in a prayer like that.” Stepbrother to Elvis, Billy shares with Laura.
It’s important to switch off the news at times – but how do the reporters bringing us the news care for themselves through the rolling stream of overwhelm?
Shane Warne seemed so alive. And now he’s not. Death: it fizzes and pops at us like a Warnie turner on a fifth day wicket… it’s the wrong ‘un we can’t pick.
A recent survey found one-in-three Millennials want to be famous with some of them willing to sacrifice jobs and relationships to get it.
We spend a lot of time ogling celebrities, their lifestyles, their awards, and ‘who is doing what’. But it’s worth considering the realities of fame.