How The Church Shot Itself In The Foot Amid The Culture Wars
When Rome commandeered Christianity, it affixed to the faith something it was never meant to be marked by: Power.
That power, and the privilege, and ease, and comfort, and influence that came with it, at once became synonymous with the Christian faith. A movement that began as the very antidote to status, position, might, and social inequality; suddenly became the establishment, it became the norm, it became the very culture that Jesus pushed so hard against.
Modern Evangelical Christianity, especially in America, is up against a true identity crisis.