Many sources are keen to point out that “Christians are being marginalised” within society. As I said in a recent blog people have become increasingly disconnected from their neighbours, their tangible, real world communities. This can result in a sense of spiritual isolation and of being the only follower of the way present in each daily encounter you have. This in itself fosters and reinforces the feeling of marginalisation and as some have [wrongly] said, persecution.
I suspect that this shift in society has resulted in us missing the reality around us as we are disconnected from it: