In a recent interview, Kim Weir asked me to address the discouragement so many evangelicals feel with the moral trajectory of our culture. As she knows, it is tempting to withdraw from the world, to stop caring about people who don’t seem to care about us or our biblical convictions.
But this is precisely the wrong way for believers to respond to the issues of our day.
The more that violence fills the news, the more we need examples to give us hope. That’s why Tom Hanks is such an important model for our culture. Hanks’ movies have grossed nearly $10 billion worldwide. His portrayal of Fred Rogers will be at least his seventy-first film.