When God, like Elvis, has left the building

One among many hat tips to Jordon Cooper for this quote from Reggie McNeal, The Present Future, which is currently flying madly around the Christian blogosphere (I got it about 8 times in my RSS reader already today and have shortened it a bit in a couple places):
We have a church in North America that is more secular than the culture. ...Church people still think that secularism holds sway and that people outside the church have trouble connecting to God. The problem is that when people come to church expecting to find God, they often encounter a religious club holding a meeting where God is conspicuously absent. It may feel like a self-help seminar or even a political rally. But if pre-Christians came expecting to find God -- sorry! They may experience more spiritual energy at a U2 concert...

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