Oneida, Ky. - We are on the verge – within 10 years – of a major collapse of evangelical Christianity. This breakdown will follow the deterioration of the mainline Protestant world and it will fundamentally alter the religious and cultural environment in the West.
Within two generations, evangelicalism will be a house deserted of half its occupants. (Between 25 and 35 percent of Americans today are Evangelicals.) In the "Protestant" 20th century, Evangelicals flourished. But they will soon be living in a very secular and religiously antagonistic 21st century.
This collapse will herald the arrival of an anti-Christian chapter of the post-Christian West. Intolerance of Christianity will rise to levels many of us have not believed possible in our lifetimes, and public policy will become hostile toward evangelical Christianity, seeing it as the opponent of the common good.
Millions of Evangelicals will quit. Thousands of ministries will end. Christian media will be reduced, if not eliminated. Many Christian schools will go into rapid decline. I'm convinced the grace and mission of God will reach to the ends of the earth. But the end of evangelicalism as we know it is close. For the rest of the article go to http://www.csmonitor.com/2009/0310/p09s01-coop.html
I didn't know if this would interest anyone. I subscribe to this page for different news reports. I thought might of interest to some. Christianity/Evangelicals spook me. Not in real favor of their ideals. That's all I've got to say.
35% of Americans on Evangelical Christians. When you think about it- that is still a high number of Americans. I doubt that the movement will completely fade into the horizon. Maybe they are basing this information from the collection plate.
Well, if you just remember that religion is just another political game, - this reads awfully the same as all the political releases saying the economy will be fine/tank/recover/destroy itself by next year.
We have a prophet among us! If you think that Christianity/church will be wiped out, (or reduced to near zero), maybe you should look at what's happening in "atheistic" countries. Places like former USSR, China, N. Korea. If it's not allowed in the open, it goes underground and "mushrooms".
If you speak of the "rapture" of the church,maybe you have a point. All that will be left behind will be the empty shell of "Christianity". (I mean the christian religion). This will succomb to all the worlds ideology, and will blend in with all the others. Anti-christ will be in control, and you will all love him. (BTW, that devotion will be enforced).
For all of you who think christians "shove religion down your thoats, "you aint seen nuthin' yet". Wait and see. (not my reccommended option).
Snap! Dude, I was stating a fact from the article. Why don't you start from the beginning and then redirect your comment. I am no prophet. I don't care what you believe. I don't know nothing about Christian "rapture". Don't want to know don't care.
by Van Lal Hmangaih7 years ago
When you look various churches today, what can we say about the weakness of Christians and churches? What are the issues that we are facing in the church today? If we see their weakness, how can we help and develop to...
by Ralph Deeds6 years ago
Evangelical Doubts About Gingrich"In fact there has been an aggressive response from religious men, too. Jason (Molotov) Mitchell, a Christian television producer who has linked Obama to Nazism, released a video in...
by cprice756 years ago
I have many friends that are conservative theologically. I tend heavily to that side of the spectrum, as well. I would classify myself a conservative evangelical. However, I've found that most of my...
by Susan Reid5 years ago
Headline read: "Southern whites troubled by Romney's wealth, religion."Really? I didn't think anyone but Dems were troubled by Romney's wealth!But ok.I sort of figured the evangelicals were not as down @...
by Credence25 years ago
See for yourselfhttp://www.cbsnews.com/8301-250_162-575 … -of-cults/I guess that this was not politically expedient on Billy's part? In a pig's eye!These evangelicals claim to be 'holier than thou" but turn...
by Stump Parrish7 years ago
I keep hearing that the lack of religion is what is wrong with this country. Tell me what good has come from the christian religion here in America. What advancement in our society is a direct benefit of christianity?
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.