The national debt hits $16,600,000,000, and the people … yawn.

Gas hits a record $4 a gallon in February, and the people … yawn.

The United States matches Europe’s anemic employment and growth rates, and the people … yawn.

Four Americans are slaughtered by terrorists in Benghazi due in large part to negligence (the only thing the administration did was lie about it), and the people … yawn.

The president takes more vacations than Louis XVI, and the people … yawn.

Is there anything, short of national collapse, that will awaken us?

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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