Articles on Cultural Engagement

About a third of Americans (36 percent) say they attend religious services at least once a week, and nearly the same percentage (30 percent) say they seldom or never attend religious services. A recent survey by Pew Research asked the... Continue...

A brief perusal of current events or pop culture will make one acutely aware that Christians are not home in this world. As the author of Hebrews stated it, “They seek a city that is come” (Heb. 13:14). While a... Continue...

When I was young, faced with washing dishes or some other such chore, my siblings and I would wonder when science would catch science fiction and our home would function like The Jetsons, where everything was automated awesomeness. In the... Continue...

Near the end of his second letter to Timothy, the apostle Paul includes what may seem to be a mere instruction to a helper: “When you come, bring the cloak that I left with Carpus at Troas, also the books,... Continue...

In our digital age, one thing that seems to mark the conclusion of every year is the abundance of “best of” lists making the rounds on the internet. These lists chronicle everything from the best books of the year, to... Continue...

This is the latest ERLC End-of-Year update as part of our RISE Campaign. Racism. Transgenderism. Abortion. Immigration. Religious Liberty. Divorce. The list of issues could go on and on. And part of the gospel response to these issues is to... Continue...

Today, Americans celebrate a national holiday set aside to give thanks for the blessings of the preceding year. But there is more to Thanksgiving than you may realize. Here are five facts you should know about the holiday: 1. The... Continue...

If we shadows have offended, Think but this (and all is mended) That you have but slumbered here, While these visions did appear. –Puck’s Epilogue, A Midsummer’s Night Dream It was only a dream. This is how Shakespeare decided to... Continue...

In 1996, I was a 30-year-old committed Christian and husband who had struggled with same-sex attraction for as long as I could remember. I began researching homosexuality in hopes that I would find something to help me. In my search,... Continue...

How do we engage the culture in a way that honors Jesus? The short answer is conversational apologetics. That means helping others reconnect the eternal with the everyday by walking with them the distance from where they are to where... Continue...