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July 16, 2012
Differences, Not Division
Some differences shouldn't stop us from working together. For the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with The Point.
In a recent staff editorial, Christianity Today resoundingly affirmed one of Chuck Colson’s life goals: to see Evangelicals and Catholics unite for social reform and the protection of life, religious freedom and marriage.
While important doctrinal differences clearly exist, the need for those who claim Christ to stand together on important cultural issues is more obvious than ever. Colson followed the teaching of the Dutch Reformed Theologian Abraham Kuyper, and teamed up with the late Richard John Neuhaus to draft “Evangelicals and Catholics Together,” and later with Drs. Robert and Timothy George on “The Manhattan Declaration.”
Both statements acknowledge differences but call Christians to work together. Only through this kind of teamwork, said Chuck, can we hope to stand our ground against the “moral, intellectual and spiritual nihilism” that denies the very possibility of truth.
Come to ThePointRadio.org to read this article, and find out more about Chuck’s ongoing vision for unity. I’m John Stonestreet.