Sermon Notes 24 July 2022

Speaker: Mr Quek Tze-Ming

Engaging Culture & Society

1 Peter 2:9-12


  • …the boy who lived …
  • What’s this got to do with “Everyone Missional Everywhere?”

What is Culture? 

  • Culture as work (what we freely make)
  • Culture as world (what we use to make sense of the world)

What does Culture Do?

  • Culture Communicates Meaning
  • Culture Shapes Sensibilities
  • Culture Replicates Itself

What do we do about (Pop) Culture?

  • Discernment (Listening) … leading to
  • Engagement (Responding)

Stories from Pop Culture

  • … the doctor who died …
  • How do we make this “Everyone Missional Everywhere”?

Questions for Reflection:

  1. What struck you most in this sermon about culture?
  2. What aspect of popular culture are you involved in most (e.g., food, movies, music, cycling, etc.)? 
  3. In what ways have any of these shaped you; whether negatively or positively towards God and His kingdom?
  4. How may this aspect of popular culture be a bridge for your interaction (i.e., being missional!) with more people?         

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