The subject of Christian standards is probably one of the most neglected doctrines in the modern church. Very little is in print today that can provide even elementary instruction in this vital area. Only a few small books or tracts have attempted to deal with the basic and practical principles which should distinguish the Christian life from that of the world.
The reason for this reluctance to write on these specifics of Christian conduct probably
rests upon two fears: First, the fear of offending the rather large majority of church members who are living far below the biblical standard. Second, the fear of being labelled as judgmental,
legalistic, holier-than-thou, and lacking in the personal, love-relationship with Christ