Check out the debate raging about borrowing creative ideas from "the world". I'm of the opinion that there's nothing wrong with borrowing ideas from "the world" in presenting a message. If it's not working anymore, don't use it. Think of a different way of doing things. In the current series we've been doing called "Renovation", we were initially tempted to use the "Extreme Makeover: Life Edition" theme. I'm glad we went a different route. Anyway, check out the hubbub here, then check out Gary Lamb's response here.