Missions in North America: The Hard Post-Christian Soil

 In many ways, Lesslie Newbigin has helped me think through the implications of the gospel in Western culture.  He well noted that Christianity in the West has, for the most part, been domesticated into one religion among many - a private religion a person can "use" if it helps him through life.  What's the outcome of this privatized… Continue reading Missions in North America: The Hard Post-Christian Soil

Our Way, Right Away: Finding God

 In David Wells' great book, The Courage to be Protestant, he discusses the inherent neo-paganism in American religion.  "The assumption that we all have a natural access to the sacred is as old as the oldest forms of paganism."  This, writes Wells, is the assumption of many Americans, that we can get to God our… Continue reading Our Way, Right Away: Finding God