Greg Call links to Dave’s Mormon Inquiry on whether Church accomodation has led to slower Church growth.
Dave’s Mormon Inquiry makes a comment that I thought deserved wider circulation and discussion. The book he reviews discusses the dilemma most churches face between attracting converts by staying apart from the culture and decreasing tension by accomodating themselves to the culture. In contrast, Dave’s Mormon Inquiry observes:
I think we are decreasing tension by making our own culture and slowly spreading it . . . .
I’d like to discuss DMin’s whole post and this insight in particular, but I’ve used up most of my blogging time for the day. Have at it, y’all.