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Becoming People of Truth and Love


With our country and the world reeling in so many ways, it’s easy to be overwhelmed and despair. I felt like that more than a few times last week, I confess. But I also remember what Chuck Colson often said, “Despair is a sin, because Christ is risen.”

That kind of hope is only found in the resurrection of the Son of God.

This hope not only secures us, it forms us into the type of people the world needs. This week, Andy Crouch launches the third module of the Truth. Love. Together. virtual event, with a session on “The Kind of People the World Needs.” I cannot imagine anything more timely and relevant!

The theme for this third module is “Becoming People of Love and Truth.” The Enemy is so good at leveraging situations like the ones we are currently facing to drive us away from both truth and love. Come to Conference.ColsonCenter.org to watch the session with Andy Crouch, as well as Brett Kunkle, Michael and Lauren McAfee, and the one and only Max McLean.

Publication date: June 1, 2020

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John Stonestreet is President of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview, and radio host of BreakPoint, a daily national radio program providing thought-provoking commentaries on current events and life issues from a biblical worldview. John holds degrees from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (IL) and Bryan College (TN), and is the co-author of Making Sense of Your World: A Biblical Worldview.

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BreakPoint is a program of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview. BreakPoint commentaries offer incisive content people can't find anywhere else; content that cuts through the fog of relativism and the news cycle with truth and compassion. Founded by Chuck Colson (1931 – 2012) in 1991 as a daily radio broadcast, BreakPoint provides a Christian perspective on today's news and trends. Today, you can get it in written and a variety of audio formats: on the web, the radio, or your favorite podcast app on the go.

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