Episode 611: Russell Moore on Leaving the Southern Baptist Convention, the Real Reason the Culture is Rejecting the Church, Weaponized Nostalgia, and the Outrage Cycle

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Episode 611: Russell Moore on Leaving the Southern Baptist Convention, the Real Reason the Culture is Rejecting the Church, Weaponized Nostalgia, and the Outrage Cycle

Russell Moore on leaving the Southern Baptist Convention, being tried for ‘heresy,’ why ‘normal’ leaders have stepped away and allowed fringe leaders to run the church, why the culture is really rejecting the church and the phenomenon of weaponized nostalgia and the outrage cycle.

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When there is decline in an institution, or there's crisis in an institution, often there becomes a panic. People become obsessed with policing their boundaries. - @drmoore Click To Tweet There's a unique relationship in American life with religion and, like anything else, there are strengths that have a shadow side. - @drmoore Click To Tweet There are a lot of people who stay in toxic systems and end up destroying themselves and others. - @drmoore Click To Tweet There never comes a point in which someone says, oh, now is the risk-free time for integrity. That doesn't happen. - @drmoore Click To Tweet

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