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How to deal with the pop culture has been an ongoing issue among the religious leaders and educators in this contemporary society. As a way to find an answer to this question, the writer proposes to study the formative functions of culture in the areas of world view, value system, and self-image. Understanding how formative the culture is, there are at least two ways to deal with the culture - total rejection or full acceptance. C. E. Nelson, however, who has done much work on this issue in the name of socialization, suggests to consider culture as an educational curriculum. To him, the congregational life and culture is the context and the content of Christian education. With this regard, the culture, including both pop culture and Christian culture, needs to be reflected critically and constantly. Through critical reflections and proper moral education, Christians can begin genuine spiritual formation, along with the counter formation against pop culture, if necessary.