Culture is King

Beginning in the 1960s, society began to give up parental rights to the creators of mass popular culture.  Movies, TV, video games, and of course music are now the surrogate parents of our young.  During the same period of our history, large numbers of Americans began to abandon traditional Judeo-Christian sexual morality.  The results are now obvious: an increase in premarital sex, out-of-wedlock births, divorce, and single-parent families.  The one thing that didn't increase was the percentage of Americans who were religiously affiliated and who regularly attended religious services.  The high point of religious practice in America was reached in the 1950s and since then has been in steady decline, but most alarming is the fact that as a percentage of our national population today, young adults make up the largest group of those who call themselves non-religious. These cultural trends led to a steady increase in all types of...(Read Full Post)
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