Truth is under attack in our culture, preacher and teacher Voddie Baucham believes, and neutrality is not optional for Christians. Baucham objects to the ways our culture has taught us to think and offers practical ideas for Christians to "speak the truth in love."
He examines the media's stereotypes of Christians, as well as their resistance to the mention of Jesus' name in the public square. He then lays out a case for the Bible as a reliable, authentic source of truth.
Baucham, a speaker at conferences, seminars, and churches, urges Christians to take a stand against relativism and overzealous tolerance. However, this African American author will likely draw criticism for his surprising assertion that "diversity is not a biblical mandate. Nor is it realistic."
His call to engage the culture with the gospel includes the nuts and bolts of giving a good testimony. "It is not our job to convict sinners of sin! The goal of a witnessing encounter is to introduce someone to Jesus."
Baucham's ideas invite discussion. He writes, "Will we bow before the god of culture? Or will we … give an account to all those who ask us not just what we believe but why?"
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Fighting Zealous Tolerance
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