Actually this "Americanization" of core Christian beliefs and practices has been going on for centuries (And was preceded by an egregious twisting of scriptures and beliefs by ecclesiastical movers and shakers dating back to the "Church Fathers"). However, based on what I saw and experienced growing up as a boy in the 1960s and 1970s (in Texas and Louisiana), this trend of pushing aside scriptural boundaries and by so doing compromising Christian beliefs and practices jumped from "sublight" to "warp" speed during these tumultuous decades. Of course, the resulting syncretic religiosocial mess, which was supposed to enlighten and liberate, instead enslaved and has relentlessly worked its dark magic ever since.
Thankfully, there has always been "awakenings" and "revivals" -- that is, calls for repentance and a return to genuinely Bible consistent living & conduct -- such as that of the Jesus (people) movement which surfaced in the 1970s and the New Monasticism movement which was essentially born in the 1980s. Naturally, these movements and the communities they spawned focus on living, loving, sharing & sacrificing as Messiah did, which makes them very divergent from the dominant American culture including most mainstream Christian denominations. In short, they are both countercultural and radically Christian.
Now this brings me to you. If you are a grafted-in (Romans 11:9) believer who is drawn to living the faith in community as both contemplative and disciple-servant, then I would encourage you to consider becoming an ordained monk or nun. Email me for particulars (much is in-progress!) at FounderAbbot@gmail.com. I will get back to you as quickly as possible.
12 marks of the new monasticism
Did the Almighty send an emissary to the ancient Cahokian (American Indian) people?
"Prophecy: Native Americans Hold the Key to Spiritual Awakening" (Charisma News 5-9-2017)