BP This Week: 3 Stories of Faith Under Assault

Plus: The Global War on Women

John Stonestreet and Ed Stetzer talk  about three jarring stories that illustrate how the cultural tide has turned against faith: Sen. Cory Booker’s grilling of Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo about his beliefs on marriage, an article in the New Yorker bemoaning the “weird infiltration” of New York by Christian-owned Chick-fil-A restaurants, and the passage of a bill by the California Assembly that would outlaw any “goods” or “services” that would promote gender conversion therapy.

They also discuss a recent Washington Post article entitled “Too Many Men,” referring to the horrific gender imbalance in China and India. As John and Ed note, a more accurate headline should read “Too Few Women,” because millions of baby girls have been the target of sex-selection abortion.

Resources

California Progressives Launch (Another) Attack on Free Speech
  • David French
  • National Review
  • April 19, 2018
Jesus Comes to Opelika
  • John Stonestreet and Stan Guthrie
  • BreakPoint commentary
  • April 19, 2018

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  • Bill Knapp

    very good discussion – thanks – it made me appreciate the intensity of the “cultural wars” in your country.. the intensity of certain groups with their war on Christian values … however on the other side of the coin it seems to me that the church is having a lot of problems facing the winds of opposition if I am understand correctly the headlines in Christian news sites (eg The Christian Post)

    .. it seems as though much of recent modern American evangelical leadership has been modeled on secular business models, marketing techniques and etc .. with the result being that Christian leaders to a large extent are more CEO’s, and marketing experts rather than true biblical leaders .. eg look what is happening at Willow Creek, and many other so called mega churches ..

    Christians, evangelical Christians it seems are now paying the price for this … with what you mentioned in your discussion concerning the attacks on Christian values, I am not sure that the christian CEO’s, Christian marketing experts that seem to be leading the church, that they are equipped spiritually for the task .. I do not think that those who are opposed to Christian values have much respect for our modern Christian CEO and marketing leaders ..