Countering the Bad News about the Good News
"Why does the church stir up such negative feelings?"
Philip Yancey has been asking this question all his life, a question more relevant now than ever. Research shows that in a twenty-year span starting in the mid-nineties, favorable opinions of Christians have plummeted drastically. And opinions of evangelicals have taken even deeper dives.
Yet despite the turn away from Christianity, interest in spirituality is rising. Why the disconnect? Why are so many questioning, "What's so good about the Good News?"
Even more important, how can Christians make a positive, grace-filled difference in a world of desperate need?
In this important book, New York Times bestselling author Philip Yancey explores what may have contributed to hostility toward Christians, especially evangelicals. He then offers illuminating stories of how artists, activists, and pilgrims are expressing their faith in ways that disarm even the most cynical critics.
"See to it that no one misses the grace of God," writes the author of Hebrews. In this book, Yancey paints a poignant picture of what the world would look like if Christians fulfilled this command as a way of life.