Today it seems like we've hit bottom, but the church is about to discover there's a Rock down there.
Many of the issues that US churches divide over are 1st World problems that are ridiculous compared to what the rest of the world is facing.
One of the most destructive beliefs American Christians hold is that we can bear Christ's reproach and the world's favor simultaneously.
Better to ask "What does the Word SAY?" than "What would Jesus do?" Revelation is better than imagination, no matter how well intentioned.