Why We Need a Christian Counter-Culture

Ivan Mesa | June 11, 2015


In the last few decades we have witnessed a massive moral shift in Western culture, not least in the realm of sexuality. How should we think about it? And how should we respond? To help, Albert Mohler talked with TGC’s Mark Mellinger.

Watch the full nine-minute video to hear Mohler, president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, explain how in the span of a generation an entire moral understanding was reversed, what Christian faithfulness looks like in our day, and more.

Below you can read an abbreviated transcript with an outline of timestamps from their conversation.

Moral Revolution and the Need for a Christian Counter-Culture from The Gospel Coalition on Vimeo.


[0:17] How did in the span of a generation an entire moral understanding in North America become reversed? And how did this moral revolution happen so fast?

We’ve never experienced anything like this. . . . And the bottom line is that no part of the culture is going to be left untouched. . . . We haven’t had any moral revolution on this scale in human history.

The first Christian answer is secularization. . . . This could only have happened after modernity had so shifted the worldview of most of the people in what we…


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