Those objecting to the NGC strategy often reject the 12 Reforms at its heart without realising some stringent criteria were set for their selection. They are based on the 5 core Christian principles and the need to re-awaken interest in Christianity for evangelistic purposes. They are not a political manifesto.
For any western church the Next Generation Church Strategy is about putting new wine in new wine skins but Christians seem more interested in their political beliefs than they are in the kingdom of God.
Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt has identified six traits two of which relate to liberals while all six are found in conservatives. He fails to recognise they are all to be found in the Bible. The reasons for the deep divisions between left and right are to be found in these traits