Ed Stetzer is a professor and dean at Wheaton College who also serves as Executive Director of the Wheaton College Billy Graham Center. Stetzer has planted, revitalized, and pastored churches, trained pastors and church planters on six continents, has earned two master’s degrees and two doctorates, and has written hundreds of articles and a dozen books. He joins us today to talk about why people are addicted to outrage and four ways to walk a better path.
- Your book Christians in the Age of Outrage: How to Bring Our Best When the World Is at Its Worst in 2018. What prompted you to write the book at that time?
- Describe what you are seeing in today’s culture as it applies to outrage. How can Christians help rather than contribute to the problem?
- Explain the four ways you describe to walk a better path are: being empathetic, responding with humility, seeing people as image bearing, and being sacrificial.
- How can pastors and others in ministry help lead their members to choose a better path?
Resources mentioned in today’s podcast:
- Church Future Indicator
- March 11, 2020 article posted at Christianity Today – “People are Addicted to Outrage: Four Ways to Walk a Better Path”
- Christians in the Age of Outrage: How to Bring Our Best When the World Is at Its Worst by Ed Stetzer
- Christians at Our Best curriculum
- Subversive Kingdom: Living as Agents of Gospel Transformation by Ed Stetzer
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