How Now Shall We Live? (Devotional)
Are You Floating down the Cultural Mainstream? The single biggest challenge in the church today is helping the faithful understand that the Christian life is about far more than simply attending church and fulfilling the great commission.lt;p>While Christians are indeed...
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Are You Floating down the Cultural Mainstream? The single biggest challenge in the church today is helping the faithful understand that the Christian life is about far more than simply attending church and fulfilling the great commission.lt;p>While Christians are indeed agents of Gods saving grace in bringing others to Christ, we are also agents of his common grace in sustaining and renewing his creation and defending the created institutions of family and society.lt;p>But we cannot accomplish this great task unless we discipline ourselves to think about cultural matters from Gods perspectiveevery single day. Thats where Charles Colson comes in. Millions of listeners rely on his dailylt;i>BreakPoint" commentaries to help them love God with all theirlt;i>minds" to think about politics, art, literature, film, bioethics, sexuality, and war from a Christian worldview.lt;p>By making Colsons commentaries part of your daily devotional time, you can learn to apply biblical thinking to the dilemmas and difficulties of your own life and embrace your own role in renewing a culture in chaos. "The How Now Shall We Live? Devotional" . A daily dose of worldview thinking for the countercultural Christian.
In the "How Now Shall We Live? Devotional, " readers will find further encouragement to become counterculture Christians. Through inspiring true stories and compelling teaching, the 365 devotions, compiled from Chuck Colson's daily "BreakPoint" radio commentaries, challenge Christians to redeem modern culture by living out a biblical worldview.
The well-known story of Charles Colson's transformation from President Richard Nixon's "hatchet man" who was "incapable of humanitarian thoughts" to founder of the Prison Fellowship Ministries and internationally recognized Christian author and speaker is a triumph of God finding a man and a man finding God. His 1973 conversion to Christianity was followed by a guilty plea to obstruction of justice and a seven-month prison sentence in 1974. He founded Prison Fellowship Ministries in 1976, fulfilling a promise made to fellow inmates that he would "never forget those behind bars."
Charles Colson's first book, Born Again, was released in 1976 and instantly became an international bestseller. He has authored many books that have collectively sold more than five million copies worldwide, including Justice That Restores; How Now Shall We Live?; Burden of Truth, Answers to Your Kids; Gideon's Torch; Why America Doesn't Work; Kingdoms in Conflict; and Loving God.
He is also a columnist, international speaker, and commentator on a national radio broadcast. He received the prestigious Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion in 1993 and donated the $1 million prize to the Prison Fellowship's Endowment Fund.
Anne Morse, a freelance writer, spent 18 years collaborating with Chuck Colson on BreakPoint commentaries, Jubilee and Christianity Today columns, and books. She is also the co-author ofPrisoner of Consciencewith Congressman Frank Wolf of Virginia. She lives in Maryland with her husband.