The Big Issues Facing the Western Church

From: Redeemer City to City. This is the first article in the series.

1. The opportunity for EXTENSIVE culture-making in the U.S.  In an interview, sociologist Peter Berger That Observed in the U.S. evangelicals are shifting from being Largely a blue-collar constituency to becoming a college educated population.

His question is – will Christians going into the arts, business, government, the media, and film a) assimilate to the culture Existing baseline narratives So They Become In Their views and values he same as other secular professionals and elites, or b) will they seal off and privatize Their faith So THAT from Their Work, Effectively, They do not do Their work in any distinctive way, or c) will they do enough new Christian ‘culture-making’ In Their fields to change things? (See http://www.virginia.edu/iasc/HHR_Archives/AfterSecularization/8.12PBerger.pdf)

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Read the rest at Redeemer City to City. Keller goes on to discuss:

  1. The rise of Islam
  2. The new non-western global Christianity
  3. The growing remoteness of the gospel in our culture
  4. The possible end of prosperity
Topics: Christianity & Culture
Church: Redeemer Presbyterian Church, New York City

About the Author

Dr. Timothy Keller is the founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Manhattan, Chairman of Redeemer City to City, and author of numerous bestselling books.