In Uncategorized on November 7, 2005 at 2:48 pm


“How tempting it can be – and how distracting from our primary mission – to devote so many efforts to rehabilitating society at large, especially when these efforts demonize the opposition. (After all, neither Jesus nor Paul showed much concern about cleaning up the degenerate Roman Empire.) As history has proven, especially in times when church and state closely mingle, it is possible for the church to gain a nation and in the process lose the kingdom.”

~Philip Yancey – musing about the cultural influence of evangelicalism in USAmerica and making me wonder, yet again, how he keeps his job – on “the back page” of the most recent Christianity Today


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