• In this day when the gospel is considered offensive, how can I work without losing my job? Question and Answer

    That’s a question you need to go and ask your pastor or minister really. That’s not the kind of question that can be answered just in a blanket way. But one of the things I would say to people is, please read through the New Testament, moving from the Gospels and also to the letters. You will find in the New Testament a phenomenal amount of instruction about how to live in a world that’s antagonistic to the gospel. If you think about it, the New Testament world was a pre-Christian world. We are now living—certainly in the United Kingdom, … View Resource

  • How can I witness to my friends who say they’re Christians but their actions say otherwise? Question and Answer

    HORTON: It is hard to know what to say exactly. That is a very large and difficult problem. I would say the best way to approach it for someone who isn’t privy to the specifics is to press them on whether they belong to a local church. Because if they are a professing member of a local church, then they’re accountable to that body. You obviously can’t discipline them as a fellow student. You can encourage and rebuke and so forth, but it’s given especially into the hands of the elders to do that in an official way. So I … View Resource

  • How should I share the gospel when it could cost me my job? Question and Answer

    Colossians 3:22-25

    You want to honor God. You want to be faithful to the gospel, but you don’t want to be foolish. You want to be responsible. You want to take the long view and not the short view. You have a responsibility to provide for your family. If you don’t do that, you’re worse than an infidel. You also have a responsibility—and this is explicit both in Colossians and Ephesians—that you submit yourself to your master, whoever your boss is, whoever is over you. You don’t overturn that submission. You don’t run roughshod over that submission in some ill-conceived effort to … View Resource