From its fashion to its technology to its leadership, the seeker-driven movement is known for modeling the church after the culture so that the lost will not feel out of place when there. The idea of "doing church for the unchurched" necessarily leads to pragmatism and even compromise as a group of professing Christians seeks to entice the unsaved with ear-tickling relevance. As the seeker-friendly movement gained momentum, it redefined "church" by ignoring God's purposes for the same.
This was an ideal setup for the father of lies, however, as he now had ample opportunity to undermine the clear Word of God with his distorted version of the truth. And so, as pragmatism and worldly influence came to define the gathering known as "church," so too did liberalism sneak into the pew. As with other worldly trends, the church was a few years behind the culture, but still did the sinful, upside-down ideals of feminism creep into the church where they have been nurtured and thus continue to flourish today.
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