Last month, I posted about how the Keller City Council in Texas had invocation prayers at meetings. That alone isn’t a problem since the Supreme Court already ruled on its legality. That’s also why, last year, my friend Zach Moore of the Keller Humanists requested to deliver one of those invocations. Mayor Mark Matthews initially said no to him, but eventually relented at the request of the pastor who coordinated the speakers.
There was just one caveat: Moore could speak… but only if he was followed by a Christian speaker.
In other words, they weren’t going to have a meeting without a Christian prayer. It’s like they were saying, “You can say whatever you want… but we’re going to make sure a Christian has the last word.”
If you’re feeling really depressed, this will cheer you up.
It’s a long Christianity Today article about how evangelicals can try to flourish in a society where they’ve totally lost the culture wars. For example, achieving their goals might require them being in an environment where gay cooties are on the loose: