As Christians who intend to engage in online discussion, debate, comments, feedback, criticism, etc., we owe it to ourselves and each other to uphold the principles of Christian ethics. When we don’t, we disgrace the name of our Lord, His Word, His Body, and we diminish His witness in society.
And there is far too much of this going on.
In the Christian-versus-atheist DVD debate Collision, atheist Christopher Hitchens is caught making some rather blunt comments about a certain Christian audience. While in the bathroom of the CBN studios, he seems to be pondering what kind of audience that station has. He remarks, “I wonder what kind of book buyers they are? These are the sort of people who would buy the Left Behind series aren’t they? It means that they can’t be reading for pleasure”; he pauses, and then adds, “or instruction.”