One of the greatest social scientists credits John Calvin for the rise of capitalism and, by extension, modern Western culture itself. That is quite an influence and quite a tribute to Calvin.
Christians today must avoid using corrosive elements of rebellion in the rebuilding of civilization. Failure to reject rebellion will lead to the same present path of ruin.
Ideologies promise to provide universal and easy solutions, yet are unable to deliver on the promise of solving every problem. No replacement exists for wisdom, by which we know how to please God.
For centuries Western nations have prized a social structure which places heavy emphasis on harmony of interest. High levels of social concord have given way to de-centralization of power structures and increased personal liberty.
The conservative, like the prophet, is never popular among the people. It is a lonely road telling a generation they are headed the wrong way.
Libertarians, ironically, tend to feed modern secularism. Libertarianism fails to balance the individual and the collective.