Do We Look More American than Christian? Part 5

Part 5: The Numbers Game We’ve seen a conversation in politics recently around whether the popular vote should matter more than the electoral vote. That debate reveals an ever present desire in our society to focus our attention on high-populated areas as if they are “more significant” than less-populated areas. I think the farmers who […]

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Do We Look More American than Christian? Part 2

Part 2: Christian Celebrity This past decade the death of cultural Christianity accelerated rapidly. Statistically, the church is in decline, and most of that is evidence of the death of a version of Christianity where people merely attended for social reasons. *see Barna’s statistics on Christianity. While some are concerned by these trends, I think […]

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Do We Look More American than Christian? Part 1

Part 1: How we’ve become more like Jonah than Jesus. Christian, say these words with me, directed to yourself: Repent, and believe the Gospel. These are a part of the historic words of the Ash Wednesday liturgy. And yet most people don’t hear them anymore (since most of our churches have jettisoned the traditions for […]

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