A Good Time To Think About Your Soul
This is a good time to think about your soul. When? Right now. Many people would that statement probably has something to do with the holiday season in which we are in the midst.After all, a few weeks ago we celebrated the Thanksgiving Day holiday. That certainly sounds as though it has spiritual overtones, and for many people it does. They focus on all of the blessings with which God has blessed them and they make a special effort to give Him thanks. That's a good thing.
The PC movement has been a huge contributor to turning the culture of our nation upside down! For fear of saying the wrong thing, then being criticized, told they’re unloving and called all manner of names, a great many people simply keep their mouths shut out of intimidation. Many churches have buckled under the pressure and watered down doctrinal positions to make them more palatable to the PC crowd. Sadly, a growing number of churches have also bowed to the idol of political correctness.
The PC movement has been a huge factor in turning our culture upside down. Political correctness has become an ideology. Judgment against those who violate the ideology can be swift and harsh. Everyone must be made to bow to the idol of political correctness. Churches have been severely affected. Doctrine is being watered down, in some cases changed completely, to reflect a politically correct position. Instead of shaping the moral character of our culture by boldly teaching the truth of God’s word, many churches have allowed our culture to reshape their teachings. As a result, those churches are in moral decline themselves.
The previous article in this series introduced the subject of political correctness (PC) and how that movement is contributing to the collapse of our culture. As noted, certain words and expressions, used for many decades with little objection, are now deemed to be offensive by a very vocal minority. Language now has to be politically correct. There are also politically correct positions on a number of issues. The PC movement has gained such influence that to violate the politically correct position on anything is to risk a diatribe of criticism. As a result, that position is enforced, either directly or implicitly, even to the extent, in many cases, of contradicting facts. People are so intimidated that they simply go along. Frankly, political correctness has become rather insane…
Gary L. Hutchens