Redeeming Tolerance: Equipping Believers to Stand Up for the Truth
Steve Cable—As a Probe-Alert subscriber you may have thought, “Are there projects at Probe that I could help support?” Yes! The upcoming Redeeming Tolerance is one such project.
Jesus told Pilate, “For this reason I came into the world, to testify to the truth.” Yet today, under the banner of tolerance, the very notion of truth is under attack across our culture:
• Pending hate crime legislation may result in pastors being arrested or fined for proclaiming biblical truth, as it has in Canada and Europe.
• Evangelicals are vilified as hateful for suggesting that faith in Jesus is the only answer to the problem of sin and death.
• Students are taught that truth is subjective: “What is true for you may not be true for me.”
Opposition like this directly undermines the gospel, but also creates new opportunities to engage others in a deeper dialogue about your hope in Jesus Christ. Such cultural attacks can be viewed as both a threat and an opportunity.
In this environment, every believer in Jesus needs to be equipped not only to stand in the truth, but also to convey truth into our culture effectively, respectfully and relevantly. Believers who can effectively “speak the truth in love” can build up the faith of the church and impact society with the message of Christ.
As a Probe-Alert subscriber, you know we at Probe Ministries are committed to helping equip believers to recognize and respond to attempts to compromise or subvert truth. Thus, we have begun work on our next DVD-based study series, working title Redeeming Tolerance.
Addressing how tolerance has been recast into a tool to shape an anti-Christian public square, this study will expose the multi-faceted nature of this attack on truth. Our experts will discuss how Christians can face this threat to our freedom to live godly lives and proclaim the gospel. In addition, we will model ways to turn a discussion on tolerance into an effective encounter with the good news of grace in Christ.
Creating a high-quality DVD and supporting material involves a significant upfront investment. However, this format allows many churches and individuals to engage in an in-depth, interactive study and to share the study with their friends and neighbors. If you are interested in helping fund the development of this important tool and similar projects, select the Support Probe button below.Those who can help support this important project will receive a copy of our Decoding the Truth DVD from our Redeeming The Da Vinci Code material. For more information on our Redeeming the Culture series and the impact of our earlier topics in the series click here. OR...
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