Culture has always pressed upon the church. The Corinthian correspondence is a great example of people trying to make the gospel fit a philosophical mold that is acceptable to the world. This issue has never abated. There are a lot of things going on in our world, and whether we like it or not, they affect the church. One of the pressing questions of our day is how to be apostolic in the postmodern world. How do we insist on truth claims, a biblical experience, and a life of separation in the world in which we live? Can we separate our own cultural preferences, both church culture and secular culture, from the gospel?
These are some of the issues we will examine in an upcoming series of blog posts. I would like to extend a personal invitation to you to join in this conversation. We all will not agree, but as Apostolics, we must at least talk and think through these matters. Accordingly, I would be delighted to have you join in. If you have not read the “Christians and Culture” post, you might do so as an introduction.