In this episode, I interview David Zahl, author of Seculosity: How Career, Parenting, Technology, Food, Politics, and Romance Became Our New Religion and What to Do about It.
We have a wide-ranging conversation about how the religious landscape has changed in our culture, but not in the ways you may have thought. According to David, we haven’t become less religious, but the objects of our worship and the rituals and rules around that worship have changed from vertical to horizontal.
If you are a church leader, this will help you get a handle on some of the confusing shifts in attitude and behavior that may be frustrating you as you attempt to lead a congregation.
Specifically, we narrow in on the subjects of:
and how each of them may be playing themselves out in disruptive but subconscious ways in our lives and congregations.
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There’s no reason to believe that a healthy small church is making more mistakes than a healthy big church.
Trying to imitate a big church is lame. Yes, lame. There’s a better way forward.
Pastors, we need to hear this. No one who is staying away from the church is waiting for us to put on a better event.