The author makes an excellent point that “Christians” are to look long term, (generational) not short term (what is in it for me) in our thinking.
Despairing Over the Culture? There’s Still a Reason to Get Out of Bed Tomorrow
One of the questions that Christians ask repeatedly at the moment is whether there is any hope or should we simply despair? The obvious answer is that yes, hope springs eternal for Christians because we know that Christ wins in the end, yet, there is a certain glibness to such a response. The end of history is a long way away; the need to find a reason to get out of bed tomorrow morning has a more pressing urgency.