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Being the Bad Guys: How to Live For Jesus in a World That Says You Shouldn't

Stephen McAlpine

B Format 2021-02-01

2021 Winner Australian Christian Book of the Year.

How do we offer the gospel to those around us who view it as not only wrong but possibly dangerous?

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The church used to be recognised as a force for good, but this is changing rapidly. Christians are now often seen as the bad guys, losing both respect and influence. In our post-Christian culture, how do we offer the gospel to those around us who view it as not only wrong but possibly dangerous? And how do we ensure that the secular worldview does not entice us away with its constant barrage, online and elsewhere, of messages about self-determinism?

Author Stephen McAlpine offers an analysis of how our culture ended up this way and explains key points of tension between biblical Christianity and secular culture. He encourages Christians not to be ashamed of the gospel as it is more liberating, fulfilling and joyful than anything the world has to offer. He also offers strategies for coping in this world, with its opposing values, and for reaching out to others wisely with the truth.

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2021 Winner Australian Christian Book of the Year.

How do we offer the gospel to those around us who view it as not only wrong but possibly dangerous?

Publisher Description

The church used to be recognised as a force for good, but this is changing rapidly. Christians are now often seen as the bad guys, losing both respect and influence. In our post-Christian culture, how do we offer the gospel to those around us who view it as not only wrong but possibly dangerous? And how do we ensure that the secular worldview does not entice us away with its constant barrage, online and elsewhere, of messages about self-determinism?

Author Stephen McAlpine offers an analysis of how our culture ended up this way and explains key points of tension between biblical Christianity and secular culture. He encourages Christians not to be ashamed of the gospel as it is more liberating, fulfilling and joyful than anything the world has to offer. He also offers strategies for coping in this world, with its opposing values, and for reaching out to others wisely with the truth.

Koorong Code578934
ISBN1784985988
EAN9781784985981
Pages144
DepartmentBooks
CategoryChristian Living
PublisherGood Book Company, The
Publication DateFeb 2021
Dimensions7 x 129 x 198mm
Weight0.159kg