Cultural Crisis and the Church, featuring Dr. Albert Mohler

October 7, 2016
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Podcast Episode #266


Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr., joins us to talk about cultural issues in the church and how pastors can best minister in our changing cultural landscape.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • “In about 25 years time, we’ve seen the most concentrated, high-velocity social change that human beings have ever experienced.”
  • “We need pastors whose intuition and worldview are shaped by the Scripture, not culture.”
  • “We need pastors who can abstract themselves from culture and think strategically about it.”
  • “Millennials at seminary are not a product of nominal Christianity. They have a life shaping relationship with Jesus.”
  • “A church needs to be very clear in terms of its policies on whom it will marry.”
  • “Pastor, you’re not wrong when you think that the whole world has changed. It has.”
  • “Defining reality is an important part of Christian preaching.”
  • “Every conversation is an opportunity to be a gospel conversation.”

About Dr. Mohler:

Dr. R. Albert Mohler Jr. serves as president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and Boyce College and has been recognized by such influential publications as Time and Christianity Today as a leader among American evangelicals. In addition to his presidential duties, Dr. Mohler hosts two programs: “The Briefing,” a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview; and “Thinking in Public,” a series of conversations with the day’s leading thinkers. He also writes a popular blog and a regular commentary on moral, cultural and theological issues at albertmohler.com.


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