In 1954, C. S. Lewis talked about the un-christening of Europe. In 1966, sociologist Philip Rieff described the “‘deconversion’ of the West from Christianity.”
Non-Christian was the term used by poet and essayist T. S. Eliot in …Read more
Birthed in an age of political intrigue and religious reformation, the Book of Common Prayer has had a long and influential as well as complicated life. Even after almost 500 years, its influence on Christian worship is “a big …Read more
Character is dead. It did not die a natural death. Its demise had been a long time coming. Moral character ceased to be possible as our culture increasingly refused to accept objective good and evil.
The …Read more
“‘They grow up so fast’ used to be a wistful sigh; now it’s a panicked cry for help from parents watching their 10-year-old daughters critique Miley Cyrus’s twerking and discuss oral sex with their friends.”
Thus runs the caption …Read more
What to do about nominal Christians? How to reach nominal believers before they leave the church?
This is the question Christianity Today recently put to three astute observers of the contemporary church—Drew Dyck, Kenda Creasy Dean, and Eddie …Read more
Happiness. Feeling good. No stress. No worries. These are ways that many Americans describe the good life. But in an article entitled “Against Happiness,” philosopher Carl Elliott doubts the “wisdom of making psychological well-being the sole measure of …Read more
Seattle pastor Mark Driscoll continues to undermine his once-recognized opportunity to be reckoned among leading Evangelical pastors. This latest incident comes with revelations that Driscoll, and leaders at his Mars Hill church in Seattle, devised a scheme that enabled …Read more