Brett Younger

Brett Younger

Brett Younger is associate professor of preaching at the McAfee School of Theology in Atlanta. He is presently serving as the ABPnews/Herald Chilean correspondent. His “Seriously Funny” column appears monthly at abpnews.com.

White preaching professor, black preaching students

George White III, Dihanne Moore and Joshua Scott are three of the best and brightest at the McAfee School of Theology. We sat down recently to talk about seminary, race and what would happen if I preached in their churches.

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Snake charmers

Who knows? Maybe the upcoming reality series on snake-handling preachers will inspire a bevy of church-related viewing fare.

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I had no choice but write this column

Justin Bieber’s 40 million followers on Twitter are more easily explained than this guy’s adoring fans.

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Why I had an Egg McMuffin this morning

People who take sides in a boycott mentality may not know what they are missing.

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Preaching peace in a timid church

When ministers are afraid to speak prophetically about peace they fail to be a voice for the Prince of Peace.

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Good Christian Baptists?

GCB does not stand for “Good Christian Baptists.” ABC’s new, unfunny and uninteresting sitcom was named “Good Christian Bitches” just long enough to get attention for offending the easily offended. Read More

Skipping Christmas

For centuries, Christians have celebrated the birth of Jesus by coming to church to sing, pray, remember, give thanks and recommit our lives to Christ. What were we thinking?

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Counting the days

When I was in the seventh grade a white-suited evangelist guaranteed that Jesus would be back in less than five years. Every 13-year-old boy at church that night had the same thought: “I will never get to have sex.”

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Finding a Bible that fits

I wandered into the Bible section at a Borders' going-out-of-business sale and thought, "I need more choices." Fortunately, the publishers are looking out for me. On Ash Wednesday, new translations of the New International Version (the most popular evangelical version) and the New American Bible (the official Catholic version) were released.

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Replacing Sarah Palin

Remember how sad you felt when WJM-TV was sold and Mary Tyler Moore had to find a new job, Hawkeye came home from Korea or "The Sopranos" faded to black? Many are feeling the same kind of loss now that their favorite TV family is done.

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