Greg Strand is EFCA executive director of theology and credentialing, and he serves on the Board of Ministerial Standing as well as the Spiritual Heritage Committee. He and his family are members of Northfield (Minnesota) EFC.
As C. S. Lewis writes in the preface to The Screwtape Letters, “There are two and equal opposite errors into which our race can fall about the devils. One is to disbelieve in their existence. The other is to believe, and to feel an excessive and unhealthy interest in them. They themselves are equally pleased by both errors and hail a materialist or a magician with the same delight.”
The question for us, as leaders in the Evangelical Free Church of America, lies in timing: When and how do we address the teaching of Satan and evil?
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