Contending for the Faith of This Generation

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A cultural tide contrary to the truth of God continues to rise. Christian teens are confronted with difficult topics like evolution, same-sex marriage and transgenderism. They are eager to share and defend their faith but feel they lack the proper training. Evan Wilkerson joins Gary Wilkerson to discuss how God has called him to train up a generation ready to take a stand for God.

Key Points from the Podcast

  • Christians teens today are eager to share their faith with their friends who are not Christians, but they don’t feel adequately trained to do so.

  • Christian teens are confronted with issues like sexual confusion, transgenderism and sexuality in general, but they don’t feel safe discussing it in church.

  • The worldly culture is heavily influencing even young Christian’s perception of gender identity and fluidity.

  • We must study the Word of God to know what he approves. We need to take a stand against a culture that is contrary to the things of God. Then we should speak up about our faith and the truth of God to others.

  • There is a time coming in our society when anyone who stands for God and the truth of scripture will be considered a dissident.

  • A large percentage of kids raised in Christian homes leave the faith as they move into young adulthood.

Bible Verses Referenced in the Podcast

1 Timothy 6:12; 1 Peter 3:15

Resources Mentioned in the Podcast

Gary Wilkerson Podcast Episodes Featuring Evan Wilkerson

About Evan Wilkerson

Evan Wilkerson is the son of Gary Wilkerson, President of World Challenge. In 2013, Evan felt the Lord’s call to be a minister and evangelist, preaching and teaching the Word of God. He earned his bachelor’s degree in biblical studies from Colorado Christian University and currently works at World Challenge as Manager of Faith Answers where he lives out his passion to bring sound doctrine and apologetics to the next generation.

About Gary Wilkerson

Gary Wilkerson is the President of World Challenge, an international mission organization that was founded by his father, David Wilkerson. He is also the Founding Pastor of The Springs Church, which he launched in 2009 with a handful of people. He has traveled nationally and internationally at conferences and conducted mission ventures such as church planting, starting orphanages, clinics, feeding programs among the poorest of the poor and the most unreached people of the earth. Gary and his wife Kelly have four children and live in Colorado Springs, CO.

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