How Christianity lost it’s voice in American culture

Phil CookeA new Phil Cooke column:

… The great challenge of the Church today is speaking into a culture that perceives us as an irrelevant, out of touch museum piece. During my lifetime, living by Judeo-Christian principles was assumed and taken for granted. We all knew the rules, so it was acceptable to harshly question people who went against Bible teaching. But in a world where bestselling books are titled “God is Not Great,” and hostility to the faith is championed by much of the culture, we must react differently if we’re to engage the hearts and minds of those around us.

The Christian Church has to come to terms with the fact that while it’s role in leading American culture may be over, it’s voice at the table is not. That doesn’t mean we side-step issues that matter, but we speak the truth in a way that engages rather than condemns. …

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Phil Cooke’s new book is Unique: Telling Your Story in the Age of Brands and Social Media

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