As we construct a Christian response to gay marriage, the evangelical and apostolic churches (not the liberals churches who are little more than chaplains for Nero) need to do from an ecclesiology of exile, not from an ecclesiology of christendom. We are on the periphery of society, not in its privileged position. We do it recognizing we are the outsiders, we are not the respected authority we once were.
Would You Like to See the Face of Jesus? Come to My Town.
Join a church if you haven't yet. Be a brush stroke in the portrait of Jesus God is painting in your corner of the world. You can't see this portrait on TV. You have to get with Christians living together.
It's just not true: American evangelical do not, in fact, behave as badly as everyone else
Weirdly, it's a myth perpetuated especially by evangelicals themselves: We're just as bad as everyone else, we feel (or ought to feel) terrible about that, and now here's what we'll do. The classic American sermon style known as the "jeremiad" never goes out of date, it seems. But in this case, its basis is just wrong.
Classical School Reading List: Grades 1-8