Stand and Shine: Combating Secularism in the Public Square

Stand and Shine: Combating Secularism in the Public Square

October 30, 2013 12:00 ET
With increasing regularity the public square is being purged of all mention of God and Christianity. Religion is sadly become something of a clandestine activity in the U.S.A. What can Christians do in the face of such pressure to hide their faith? Is there a way to bring God back to the public square? Come join FRC and Larry Taunton as he explains the challenges of a secular society that increasingly rejects Christ and the opportunity we have to shine the light. Larry Taunton is a freelance columnist, an author, and the founder and Executive Director of the Fixed Point Foundation. In addition to his articles in publications such as The Atlantic, USA Today, and The Blaze, Larry is a

With increasing regularity the public square is being purged of all mention of God and Christianity. Religion is sadly become something of a clandestine activity in the U.S.A. What can Christians do in the face of such pressure to hide their faith? Is there a way to bring God back to the public square? Come join FRC and Larry Taunton as he explains the challenges of a secular society that increasingly rejects Christ and the opportunity we have to shine the light.

Larry Taunton is a freelance columnist, an author, and the founder and Executive Director of the Fixed Point Foundation. In addition to his articles in publications such as The Atlantic, USA Today, and The Blaze, Larry is a frequent television and radio guest, appearing on CNN, CNN International, Fox News, and BBC. He has been quoted by Rush Limbaugh, The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, TIME, Vanity Fair, and NPR, among others. His book, The Grace Effect -- which bestselling author Eric Metaxas calls "brilliant and deeply moving" -- offers a glimpse of what the world would look like without Christian influence. In his role as a Christian apologist, Larry has engaged some of the world's most vociferous critics of the Christian faith, including atheists Christopher Hitchens and Richard Dawkins. Mr. Taunton lives in Birmingham, Alabama with his wife, Lauri. They are blessed with four wonderful children.

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With increasing regularity the public square is being purged of all mention of God and Christianity. Religion is sadly become something of a clandestine activity in the U.S.A. What can Christians do in the face of such pressure to hide their faith? Is there a way to bring God back to the public square? Come join FRC and Larry Taunton as he explains the challenges of a secular society that increasingly rejects Christ and the opportunity we have to shine the light.

Larry Taunton is a freelance columnist, an author, and the founder and Executive Director of the Fixed Point Foundation. In addition to his articles in publications such as The Atlantic, USA Today, and The Blaze, Larry is a frequent television and radio guest, appearing on CNN, CNN International, Fox News, and BBC. He has been quoted by Rush Limbaugh, The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, TIME, Vanity Fair, and NPR, among others. His book, The Grace Effect -- which bestselling author Eric Metaxas calls "brilliant and deeply moving" -- offers a glimpse of what the world would look like without Christian influence. In his role as a Christian apologist, Larry has engaged some of the world's most vociferous critics of the Christian faith, including atheists Christopher Hitchens and Richard Dawkins. Mr. Taunton lives in Birmingham, Alabama with his wife, Lauri. They are blessed with four wonderful children.

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