The first challenge to the truth of the gospel wasn’t a competing idea or argument. It was the planting of a fake news story. Source: The Resurrection: Good News vs Fake News | Pivot | A Blog by Karl Vaters
A Polarized Culture
One of the realities of living today is the growing intolerance we are witnessing, towards one another. It seems that people are unwilling to listen to anyone whose opinion differs from their own. These attitudes breed disrespect and ultimately fear, anger and personal stress. There is a new harshness in the tone of public discourse that has even begun to infect some churches like a cancer. The ultimate impact on Christian outreach has been devastating.
Many unchurched people today have been fed a steady diet of cynicism all their lives.