Not Strange Enough: “Church Rescue” and the National Geographic Effect

Review of Church Rescue, Episode 1By BOBBY JAMIESONHave you ever seen someone gawk at an evangelical? I don’t know if the phrase is unique to him, but I’ve often heard Al Mohler refer to this as the “National Geographic effect.” What he means is that secular Westerners—especially elites—sometimes respond to evangelical Christians about like they’d respond to rumors of cannibalistic tribes in the South Pacific: “Wait—there are still people like that out there!?”If life can imitate art, … [Read more...]