American Culture

“Millions of Americans have abandoned religion, only to re-create it everywhere they look”

"Although belief in God is no panacea for these problems, religion is more than a theism. It is a bundle: a theory of the world, a community, a social identity, a means of finding peace and purpose, and a weekly routine. Those, like me, who have largely rejected this package deal, often find themselves shopping à la carte for meaning, community, and routine to fill a faith-shaped void." - The Atlantic

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How to Lead in a World of Distraction: An Interview with Clay Scroggins

"What are the three villains of leadership?.... To put them simply they’re the appearance of success, the allure of progress, and the attraction of certainty. Everyone experiences these things, whether they’re in a position of leadership or not, and they have the ability to really keep us from moving forward in our lives." - Bible Gateway

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‘Toxic Fans’ Reflect a Society that Is Desperate to Believe in Something

"The fact that so many people are willing to lash out so angrily over some random person’s criticism of their favorite pop star suggests to me that we live in a society full of people who are desperate to believe in something. They yearn for someone to put their faith in and to inspire them. They want to believe that someone out there is, if not perfect, about as close as any human being can get to that exalted status." - National Review

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Are Christians in a culture war, and if so, what should they do about it?

"Overall, Cultural Engagement is aptly named; it is a compelling crash course in contemporary issues, sharing voices from many well-known leaders in Christian communities. Prior and Chatraw do an excellent job of explaining the teaching around certain issues but letting Christians differ in good faith. All they ask is that Christians approach disagreements from a sense of love." - Washington Examiner

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Colson Center launhes "What Would You Say?" video series

"What would you say if someone asked you to explain gender identity?  Or when life begins?  Or why a family with a mom and a dad is better than two moms or two dads?... The Colson Center has launched a new project to help Christians with short, sharp, and biblical answers to questions we hear every day....a collection of videos you can watch and share that will help you answer some of life’s toughest questions." - Breakpoint

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Survey: 45 Percent of College Students Want ‘In God We Trust’ Removed from Currency

"The survey was conducted for The College Fix by College Pulse, a survey and analytics company. The Supreme Court this year rejected a challenge to “In God We Trust” on currency and upheld a ruling by the U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals...[that] the motto 'does not compel citizens to engage in a religious observance.'" - Christian Headlines

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