Anyone who follows the news has probably heard of 'safe spaces' being organized on certain college campuses where speech is monitored. These artificial socio-political boundaries are nothing compared to the real work of preppers who have been moving into the inland regions of the Pacific Northwest to build practical, self sufficient homes.
A dramatic spiritual paradigm shift is taking place in the western world. More Americans than ever before appear to be turning away from the Christian faith, and this is particularly true among our young people. And while it is undeniable that atheism and agnosticism are both growing rapidly, it is also important to point out that other faiths are on the rise in the western world at the exact same time that Christianity is shrinking.
The 2016 General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church USA could not offer a word of condemnation for the murders of Christians in Libya, Iraq or Syria by ISIS. In fact, ISIS is not even mentioned in any of the overtures submitted to the PCUSA's 2016 General Assembly. The assembly did, however, condemn Israel multiple times.
A blog reader sent me some information recently on an atheist summer camp. I was fascinated to read all that they are doing to promote an atheistic worldview with their young campers. It immediately made me wonder how Christian camps stack up.