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Cooler Than Thou: Will Hipsters Ruin Christianity?

Where's the proper balance between hip and devout? Between the "natural" and the "marketed?"

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But everyone in the place, including, it seemed, Bakker himself, knew that couldn’t be further from the truth. According to Brett McCracken, Bakker is one of the few pastors who strike the right balance between cool and Christianity. In a sea of wannabes, he’s the real thing.

Nicole Greenfield is a Brooklyn-based freelance writer and journalist covering religion, popular culture, and the environment. She has an M.A. in Religious Studies from New York University and is a contributing editor to The Revealer, a daily review of religion and media.