Description: During an interview, commentator Matt Walsh declared to Ben Shapiro, his boss over at the Daily Wire, that Christians shouldn’t quote the Scriptures during every debate and conversation they have with those of an opposing persuasion. Many Biblical Christians were incensed with his assertion. After informing Walsh of their vehement disagreements, Walsh proceeded to write a missive against them that is very reminiscent of the sorts of tactics Marxists use in an attempt to vilify their opponents – including calling many Christians Bible-Thumpers. In this episode, we examine the substance of Walsh’s assertions, answer whether or not he is right and explore why he proceeded to write this response.
Episode Description: I recently read commentator Matt Walsh’s article on why he thinks young people are leaving the church and aren’t coming back to it. While many of things he wrote are true, one particular idea bothered me – the notion that the youth do not approach church because of “poser” Christians. In this respect his analysis is faulty, due to the fact that modern youth suffer from the same character deficiency he ascribes to much of the church. I comment further on this topic in this edition of the podcast.