I just posted this on Facebook:
Here I am, 10 minutes away from the start of my 40 days of Christian Media, and I’m starting to feel nervous.
This is going to be a long 40 days.
And after spending Saturday preparing for the next forty days, scouring the internet for Christian media that I think I could consume and not feel physically ill, I’m seriously concerned about what will happen over the next month and 10.
I have subscribed to Christian Faithbook – the Christian equivalent to Facebook.
I have subscribed to Godinterest – the Christian equivalent to Pinterest.
I have subscribed to Parables.tv – the Christian equivalent to Netflix.
I have subscribed to every podcast hosted by Christians that I think sounds the least bit interesting to a person who loves film, creativity, the arts, humor, and culture.
I have cleansed my iPod of all secular music and podcasts.
I spent the last hour before the challenge began watching the last episode of The Flash – one of my favorite television programs currently being broadcast. I’m seriously bummed that I’m going to miss the premiere of the new season of Community, which starts in just a few days. I’m not at all sure what I will watch during lunch, since I’m used to watching old episodes of The Office, Community, and Parks and Recreation.
And I’m spending my time leading up to midnight listening to Hans Zimmer’s Interstellar score, the soundtrack – the music – that I’m going to miss the most over the next forty days.
I plan to wake up tomorrow and start my day with Skye Jithani’s With God daily devotional, and do so for the next forty days.
And it’s now 12:01 AM (China time). The 40 Days (and Nights) Christian Media Challenge has begun.
See you on the other side!
5 thoughts on “It Almost Begins… 40 Days (and Nights) of Christian Media”
God be with good sir.
God be with you good sir.
Apparently I need to watch the Flash. And really, there’s a Christian equivalent to Pinterest??? WHY??? Also, there’s a great thing you could do during lunch hour….you have coworkers eating lunch 100 feet from your room…..and we’re kind of awesome.
There’s a Christian copy of everything except Twitter, and they tried to do that – but not surprisingly, failed.
As to eating with coworkers, I’ve been told I don’t play well with others, so I’m not so sure that would be a good idea…
And yes, you do need to watch the Flash. Our family loves it. Even Koolyash!