Many changes are taking place in American evangelicalism; oddly enough, these seismic changes parallel what the change agents on the political left have in store for the rest of us.
One way the religionists are doing it is through the production/publication and dissemination of their ideas.
What has been called neo-evangelicalism (that which, generally speaking, lessens actual gospel teaching in favor of social issues ā combating sex trafficking, for example) has ābenefittedā from church-growth/purpose-driven marketing techniques. One of the results is that they market their worldview through books, DVDs, podcasts, etc.
What interests me most about this situation is that when Iāve tried to ask questions about, for example, the agenda of Catalyst, Iāve been stonewalled. Other ministries have stonewalled as well, but Catalyst is quite an interesting case because they are, well, catalysts for ...