Letter to the American Church - Book

Salem Books

The bestselling author, Eric Metaxas, reveals the haunting similarities between today’s American Church and the German Church of the 1930s. Echoing the German martyr’s prophetic call, he exhorts his fellow Christians to repent of their silence in the face of evil.

An attenuated and unbiblical "faith" based on what Bonhoeffer called "cheap grace" has sapped the spiritual vitality of millions of Americans. Paying lip service to an insipid "evangelism," they shrink from combating the evils of our time. Metaxas refutes the pernicious lie that fighting evil politicizes Christianity. As Bonhoeffer and other heroes of the faith insisted, the Church has an irreplaceable role in the culture of a nation. It is our duty to fight the powers of darkness, especially on behalf of the weak and vulnerable.

Silence is not an option. God calls us to defend the unborn, to confront the lies of cultural Marxism, and to battle the globalist tyranny that crushes human freedom. Confident that this is His fight, the Church must overcome fear and enter the fray, armed with the spiritual weapons of prayer, self-sacrifice, and love.

By: Eric Metaxas

Hardcover, 176 pages

Editorial Reviews

"This book is like a bucket of cold water thrown into the face of a sleeping church.  I found myself arguing with Eric over some points, but I was struck by the uncanny parallels he draws between the compliant churches in Nazi Germany and our churches today. If you are inclined to think you might disagree with what he has to say, here is my challenge: read this book and ask yourself,’ Where does Eric have it wrong?’?. You will find that question more difficult to answer than expected. I personally think this is Eric Metaxas’ most important book for us today." -Erwin W. Lutzer, Pastor Emeritus, Moody Church, Chicago
"Eric Metaxas has spent years researching and writing about giants of our faith; from that wealth of insight and understanding, he has taken a new step. In Letter to the American Church he has issued a call to action. The message is historically informed, Biblically sound, and I believe "Spirit-directed". I pray every Christ follower in our nation will take to the time to read and consider what Eric has presented." -Pastor Allen Jackson, World Outreach Church

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