Church of Cowards: A Wake-Up Call to Complacent Christians
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We must crawl to Him in our brokenness, in our sin, in our despair, in our confusion, in our desperation, and surrender. I understand I can change my preference through my account settings or unsubscribe directly from any marketing communications at any time. I am a Christian today not because of any virtue of my own, but simply because I got tired of living in the dark and feeling the cold. I think this is something I'll be reading again to give myself a sort of mental (and spiritual) reset on where my piorities as a Christian need to be. He's not entirely wrong, but the only real example of this he gives is another rant about transgender people and how the school system apparently spends a lot of time on that topic.
To adopt any part of the world’s view on the question of homosexual marriage or homosexual acts, you simply have to deny, implicitly or explicitly, the truth and authority of Christianity.American Christianity seems to only desire "positive and encouraging" things, and shy away from anything "real and convicting. They leave disappointed because they find anything but Christianity within this “great Christian nation”. It is so important for people with ideologies to truly test your ideology - to take them to the extreme.
We do live in a time where being Catholic can sometimes become too comfortable, and I think it's important to remind ourselves of our identity as children of God first and forever and residents of Earth only for a short time compared to eternity. In a world where religious leaders routinely trade their principles for the world’s approval, Matt Walsh remains a fearless defender of the faith. Fierce, witty, moral and often profound, Matt is a voice Christians need to hear if they want to remember who they are and who they're supposed to be. In this book, Matt Walsh confronts Christians with bitter and painful truths about “new Christianity.
The current Church in the USA has been going through a messy time for some years (decades), but few seem to want to delve into the questions and answers (how did it get into this mess? I was occasionally bothered by his habit of defending his argument by spitting out the references for a bunch of bible verses out of context.