Daniel Darling, author, pastor, speaker / Posts tagged "culture warrior"

Who Are You Calling a Culture Warrior?

"People are tired of the culture war." "The culture war is over." "Christians need to stop being so political." "Christians are damaging the brand with their involvement in politics." Have you heard any of these statements lately? I have. And I've made these statements. Our generation is in the midst of a good discussion on the connection between faith and politics. We're a bit weary of a previous generation's highly partisan nature. We feel the Christian brand has been badly damaged. We're not culture warriors. Or so we think. Except isn't interesting how hypocritical we actually are. I was thinking about this the other day. There are some issues that have been labeled divisive. For instance, to be loudly pro-life is to be considered too partisan. Stop fighting the culture wars. Preach the gospel instead. Love people. And yet, if you were to replace your advocacy for the unborn with, say, advocacy for starving...

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