What are the major issues Christianity is experiencing today?
It appears alcoholism, substance abuse, domestic violence, greediness, sexual immorality and promiscuity are commonly seen within the church going population. It appears our pulpits and Christian platforms are silent when it comes to the issue of sin and immoral behaviour.
What challenges does religion face today?
In recent decades there has been a precipitous decline in biblical moral values. This has paralleled the rapid escalation of culture-shifts such as relativism, materialism, individualism and secularism. These have caused the church, in general, to become increasingly marginalized throughout the world.
Are traditional Christians facing intolerance in America?
While it might not be at the level of beheadings or burned down churches as seen in other places of the world, it still is a problem that is growing. Traditional Christians are facing increasing intolerance in this country through the fines, the lawsuits, the jobs lost, and the public disdain felt.
Do people love or hate us in a post-Christian world?
But many individuals neither love nor hate us. They can be persuaded to reject measures that engage in religious discrimination if we’re seen as fighting for our freedoms and not to “take over” the country. A smart brand of politics, rather than a scorched-earth culture-war attack, is needed in a post-Christian world.
Is being a Christian in the United States unfairly treated?
I don’t dispute that there are benefits to being a Christian in the United States. However, such advantages don’t negate the fact that among powerful individuals who tend to be politically progressive and irreligious, unfair treatment of Christians is possible, and perhaps even likely. For example, my recent book looks at the media.
Do Christians still have advantages in America?
Some will argue that Christians still have advantages in America, such as political power. I don’t dispute that there are benefits to being a Christian in the United States.