It seems like we hear a new story every week. Some prominent preacher, musician, or Christian celebrity has walked away from the Christian faith.
“Congratulations, it’s a boy!” and “Congratulations, it’s a girl” are statements that no longer make sense in the secular west.
The Canadian government has fined a local congregation $83,000 simply because they gathered together in their building to worship Jesus together.
You don’t have to be Majorie Taylor Greene to be the target of the woke mob. You just have to insist that male is male and female is female.
“I am a woman trapped in a man’s body.” Carl Trueman wrote The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self to explain how it is possible that this nonsensical statement actually “makes sense” in 2021.
Clearly these stories are troubling developments for our brothers and sisters who live in Canada. The question is, what should American Christians do?
God’s people have always been people of faith, believing that the presence of God with his people is a real thing even when we can’t see it, even when we can’t feel it.
Peterson’s experience of listening sounds remarkably similar to a pastor’s experience of listening. Since regular pastors will find themselves in the listening business, they would do well to learn from someone who gets paid to listen.