The "wokeness" that emerged from the social unrest of 2020 has swept through schools, businesses, and even sports. Driven by the radical ideologies of Critical Race Theory and intersectionality, it has destabilized public and private life—including the Church. Our guest, a theologian, will join us to make clear, this is not true justice, nor is it true Christianity. While wokeness employs biblical vocabulary and concepts, it is an alternative religion, far from Christianity in both its methods and its fruit. A potent blend of racism, paganism, and grievance, wokeness encourages "partiality" and undermines the unifying work of the Holy Spirit. It is not simply not the Gospel; it is anti-Gospel.
Join us this hour as we learn how to prayer for Hollywood – the largest group of influencers in the world. Yes, God does send His creative people to the center of the entertainment industry. So – how do we pray for them? Then, where are the medical ethics needed when a struggling teen asks for hormones to forever change his/her body? How should the medical community respond? We will also look at some stories making headlines this hour.
There's no question that our culture has become terribly polarized. And in these isolating times, we need to build bridges between the truths we live by and the people we're trying to reach. So how do we do that? In his refreshing book, Pastor Craig Springer provides helpful ways to break the ice and have meaningful conversations with friends and family. Ask for a copy of How to Revive Evangelism: 7 Vital Shifts in How We Share Our Faith.
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If you knew you had one more week on earth before you stepped into eternity, what would you do with that week? Is there a book you would read? A person to forgive? Someone you might share the Gospel with? Please share your thoughts.