After Chavez: Evangelicals in Venezuela Face a Fork in the Road

By Stan Guthrie

Standing behind a table at the United Nations on September 20, 2006, the day after George W. Bush gave a speech at the General Assembly, Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez told the audience, “The devil came here yesterday, and it smells of sulfur still today.” Then he made the sign of the cross with his hands, brought them together as if in prayer, and glanced upward, as if invoking heavenly witnesses.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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