Awakening the Sleeping Giant: Christian Practices for the Public Square

I have been covering meta-level issues so far in this blog, with some suggestions about how Christians might approach these at the ends of my articles. However, before going any further, I thought it would be helpful to pause and consider the different ways Christians can engage large cultural and social issues. As of 2010,…

Trends in American 4: No Alternatives

With all the problems that the people in the United States is facing, there is one more. It seems there are no alternatives for how to live differently. There is no political, social or economic change that will make things better. Even the church seems to have its hands tied. There are a lot of…

Death and Evangelism

Evangelists have long been known for impressing the fear of death and divine judgment into service for convincing people to accept Jesus Christ.

Relaunch

In 1985, the Coca-Cola Company decided to relaunch their flagship drink. With great marketing fanfare, they released New Coke, a sweeter version of the original formula they had sold for years. As it turned out, this was not such a good choice. While focus groups had suggested that the change would be a good one…