Rod Rosenbladt, who early in White Horse Inn history was given the moniker “Dad Rod,” sent over this piece from Mark Galli that was featured on the Christianity Today website on April 15. ┬áMark Galli is the senior managing editor of Christianity Today, and his recent writing gives us goosebumps. We’re only sorry that it took us a month to redirect people to this–another insightful commentary on American Christianity.

Here’s a teaser:

A major motive for being a Christian and participating in its rituals and disciplines is about to collapse. This is going to make a lot of Christians panic, but I believe the recent development will be all to the good.

The development is the discovery that hallucinogenic drugs can give people an experience seemingly identical to powerful religious experiences.

Read the rest of this article and you’ll agree with Dad Rod: this is powerful stuff.