Well Versed: Biblical Answers to Today's Tough Issues (Paperback)

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“I believe that the Bible speaks not merely to personal, family, and church issues, but to national, community, and governmental issues if we would take the time to listen.” –James L. Garlow

Conservative Christians admit that they do not speak out on political or cultural issues because they do not know how to support their beliefs from a biblical basis, according to a recent poll. Instead, they remain silent on critical issues like marriage, racism, and transgender issues because they feel uninformed and ill-equipped to defend their beliefs. 

New York Times bestselling author and pastor James L. Garlow offers the solution—a practical, biblical guide for the 21st century Christian. Well Versed: Biblical Answers to Today’s Tough Issues (ISBN: 978-1-62157-550-4; $14.99; June 2016) informs and prepares readers to tackle the important issues of the day and engage with those around them in a loving, Scripturally-based manner.

In Well Versed, readers will learn Biblical responses to:
  • Religion in the Public Square - Purpose of Government, the First Amendment, and Political Correctness
  • Family and Life Issues - Marriage, School Choice, Abortion, Sexual Orientation, and Healthcare
  • Economics - Capitalism vs. Socialism, Taxes, Debt, Welfare, and Minimum Wage
  • Law and Society - Judiciary, Hate Crimes, Social Justice, and Racism
  • Foreign Policy and World Issues - National Defense, Immigration, Israel, the Environment, Islam, and Terrorism
  • Political Participation - Media and Civil Disobedience

About the Author


James L. Garlow is the author of fifteen books on historical, theological, and cultural issues, including the New York Times bestseller Cracking Da Vinci’s Code. He is the senior pastor of Skyline Church in San Diego. Since 2011, Garlow has served as the National Chairman of Pulpit Initiative. Garlow received his Ph.D. in historical theology from Drew University in Madison, NJ, in addition to degrees from Princeton Theological Seminary (Th.M.), Asbury Theological Seminary (M.Div.), and Southern Nazarene University (B.A. & M.A.). Jim was married to Carol for forty-two years before her passing in 2013. In 2014, he married Rosemary Schindler. Together they have eight children and nine grandchildren.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781621575504
ISBN-10: 1621575500
Publisher: Salem Books
Publication Date: July 5th, 2016
Pages: 192
Language: English