10 Signs the Christian Authors You’re Following are (Subtly) Teaching Unbiblical Ideas

My friend, Alisa Childers, recently wrote a review of the bestselling book, Girl, Wash Your Face, by Rachel Hollis. It started a firestorm of online discussion about what makes someone a “Christian” author, what responsibility a self-identified Christian author has in promoting ideas consistent with biblical faith, and what harm there can be for Christians reading books that contain nonbiblical ideas. I personally haven’t read the book, so I’m not going to comment on it specifically. But I will say I was extremely disappointed and saddened to see the kinds of comments supporters of the book wrote: “It wasn’t meant to be a devotional.” “She’s not teaching theology.” “Our job is not to seek people out and hate them.” “Stop …