From PJ Media: Why We Shouldn’t Put Christian ‘Celebrities’ on a Pedestal

In our modern lifestyle we look for people to place on a pedestal and revere as famous. We love to either vicariously live the life of fame through our celebrity heroes, or we like to pretend that the stars are just like us.

This fact is even true in the modern church. The influence and power that a church can bestow upon its leaders can lead to placing those leaders on a pedestal. But it goes even further to believers who are famous across the nation and the world. We can easily embrace Christian celebrities and turn them into idols.

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