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THE CHURCH'S TEN-YEAR WINDOW(p. 22)


To find out where culture is headed, Leadership consulting editor Leith Anderson and senior associate editor Dave Goetz visited futurist Faith Popcorn.

Why is the media paying more attention to religion?



The interest relates to the Anchoring Trend, which is the trend of spirituality. It's everything from wearing a little angel to burning incense to doing yoga. That's the reason Zen Buddhism and alternative religions are growing-and even more versions of the Christian religion.

To understand the culture, what sort of questions do you ask?

In my seminars, I ask people, "Are you happy?" People, in general, are not too happy. That's an especially great question for pastors, ...

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