When Christians refuse to speak out or are intimidated into silence, society's last line of defense is neutralized. William Wilberforce and Diedrich Bonhoeffer were two men in church history who broke the "spiral of silence." During this inspiring interview, bestselling author Eric Metaxas joins Chuck Colson and John Stonestreet to reflect on how the 21st century church can learn from these historic men of God.
Speaking out against the dominant culture is never easy. It takes courage and conviction. But we, the church, have been called to boldly stand for the Word of God in the face of a morally descending society. And we would do well to learn from those who have gone before us--particularly the men responsible for ending the slave trade in the British Empire and leading the dissident church in Nazi Germany.
Metaxas, who has written biographies of both men, will serve as the Master of Ceremonies at this weekend's Wilberforce Weekend, where hundreds of Christians from all across the country will receive personal training on Breaking the Spiral of Silence.
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