A culture of unbelief is spreading throughout society—from the hearts and minds of individuals into the media, the courtrooms, the classrooms, and beyond. Every Christian must be prepared if we are to struggle effectively with the anti-Christian worldviews that are eroding the foundations of our society.
The authors of this book put several of these worldviews up against Christianity, and the contrasts are clear: cynicism and hopelessness vs. meaning and purpose; confusion vs. truth; death vs. life. They define and defend a Christian world-and-life view and show how to let God guide us as we live and work in an increasingly humanistic world.
Many believers today practice an abbreviated form of Christianity. They know their faith applies to their spiritual lives and to their relationships with others, but they don’t realize that the Bible contains commands that equip them to live out their faith in all of life. They may have a “Christian life” view, but they lack a Christian world-and-life view.
In Lord of All, D. James Kennedy and Jerry Newcombe define this Christian world-and-life view by considering the six main spheres of influence that Christians should be working to strengthen, from the global and national levels down to the church and the family. Those with anti-Christian worldviews are working hard to push God out of these spheres, and as Christians we are called to reclaim them for Christ.
With an unflinching commitment to God’s truth, the authors take us through each of these spheres of influence and give us an overview of what has gone wrong and why a biblically informed world-and-life view is essential. They provide us with the tools and guidance we need to begin integrating our faith with every aspect of life.
Throughout the book we are reminded of the truth that God is sovereign not just over spiritual things, but over all of life. He is Lord of all.