C. RICHARD WELLS: Are we ashamed of the Gospel?: "There was a time when Christianity was cool. Many of us can still remember “born-again” politics in the '70s, and many of us grew up in a place and time where “going to church” was the thing to do.
Here and there, we still find pockets of Christian cool. When I went to teach at a university down South a few years ago, I received an orientation guide which — along with notes on campus services and getting a driver’s license — alerted incoming faculty (especially from, say, California!) that it was common in West Tennessee to ask newcomers, “Have you found a church yet?"
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