Christian Living

On the Issues: Abandoning the Faith

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In the last year, the world has watched several high-profile evangelical leaders leave the faith. How should Christians think about and respond to brothers or sisters who abandon their hope in the gospel? In this video, I explore different struggles I experience in these situations and what the gospel teaches us about a compassionate response that is reflective not of our pride but of a thankfulness for God’s grace that keeps us.

What should Christians do when someone they admire leaves the faith?

Here’s the article I mention in the video. You can see more of these videos and subscribe to my YouTube channel here.

We live in a fearful and cowardly time. The crisis we face is not a crisis of clarity but a crisis of courage.


About Russell Moore

Russell Moore is Public Theologian at Christianity Today and Director of Christianity Today’s Public Theology Project.