It may not be the most peppy of Monday morning reflections, but the article that included the following quote highlighted a problem that plagues American Christianity, and has been around for millennia:
Douthat highlighted other examples as well, but the upshot is the same: Religion may be helpful, but half-assed religion is not. And that is manifestly what seems to prevail in some quarters. It’s like the penicillin in The Third Man. Dosage matters, and if not used as directed, Christianity might just well cause more problems than it solves.
In other words, we have to really live the faith or it will rot in our hearts.
You can read the whole article HERE.