Edgy? Comments that it depends on the audience--with the consensus that if you had a younger audience, they wouldn't be offended, but an older one (implication.....) would be.
the focus on audience is correct, however both alternatives incorrect.
God our audience
See eph 4 latr part message
example of Jesus--somehow he appealed to the most unsavory audiences, but he was without sin. The off-color joke, the play on words slightly profane,
what you win them with, what you win them to
Imagine you use a questionable theme to get people into the church, sermons with .....to show them how with it you are and for whatever reasons they decide they want to become a believer in Jesus.
When do you tell them .....
perhaps ending with--you are in error because you don't know the scriptures.