By TylerR Dec 09 2017 cultural engagementEvangelismMichael Bird: As Americans debate the Benedict Option, anti-Christian fervor in Australia has convinced me that we need a more disruptive strategy. 717 reads There are 2 Comments More TylerR - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 10:39am Bird gave a lecture on this concept, too. Tyler is a pastor in Olympia, WA and an Investigations Manager with a Washington State agency. He's the author of the book What's It Mean to Be a Baptist? Great point Bert Perry - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 10:07am I like what he notes; we might also phrase it as the "early church" strategy, where people quietly went about their lives in Christ and turned the empire of Rome upside down--gaining huge credibility by caring for pagans whose own relatives and friends wouldn't give them care during a plague. Appreciated the story of Cooper's Brewery carrying on the lessons learned halfway around the world in Dublin by Arthur Guinness, too. Aspiring to be a stick in the mud.