A friend and I were talking recently about the moral decline in the United States and the distinctly different reactions Christians are having toward the post-Christian era in which we live. When I was growing up, especially in the Bible Belt, people knew what was right and what was wrong. They didn’t always do the right things, but they knew the 10 Commandments and the Bible were the standards by which all things should be measured.
But now the Supreme Court can’t even correctly define marriage.
This leads some Christians to grab a soapbox and tell everyone what’s right and what’s wrong. Others think we can legislate morality, and they call for more action in politics. Still others decide to keep to themselves and adopt a retreat mentality.
I’m not here to argue that we shouldn’t exercise our right to vote or work to keep our nation or our state in line with the values on which our country was founded. I thank God for those values and the opportunity we’ve had to live here for so long.
But “here” has changed. Can we just admit it? “Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.”
So what do we do when our Christian voice is being drowned out by moral relativism?
Read more at http://christianstandard.com/2013/11/are-they-wrong-or-are-they-lost/