Pietism and True Spirituality

Many Christians seem to be shocked that they are requested, demanded actually, to keep their faith to themselves. Religion is a private affair, unless it benefits whatever the current cause du jour might be. This trend was well illustrated when US president explained the first amendment (of the US constitution) as “freedom of worship” rather than “freedom of religion. Big difference. The former is pietistic, which is acceptable to a secular ruler; the latter is too broad, and might lead to people actually acting as though they believed their faith to be true! This helpful article uncovers Pietism as the problem.

Rapid Shift

Thoughtful people everywhere must be shocked at the speed of change as it pertains to human sexuality. This article from the Gospel Coalition explains it pretty well.