My social media feeds buzzed yesterday with the news of Louie Giglio withdrawing from praying at the President’s inauguration. Ed Stetzer provided statistics showing that Evangelical Americans are holding a minority position when it comes to homosexuality. Russell Moore’s blog warning of a state church went down for a brief while forcing it to be reposted on Desiring God. Much like the Chick-fil-a controversy in August, the debate regarding homosexuality is dominating headlines and drawing lines in the sands.
But that isn’t what saddens me.
Many will be bemoaning the displacement of Judeo-Christian values from our society. Others will debate the role of religion in the founding of our country and decry the removal of Christianity from the public square. Both sides will rally their troops and point fingers at the other side.
That disappoints me, but it isn’t what saddens me. [Read more…]