American traditions and the American ethic require us to be truthful, but the most important reason is that truth is the best propaganda and lies are the worst. To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; to be credible we must be truthful. It is as simple as that.
Bio: James S. MacDonald is the founding and senior pastor of Harvest Bible Chapel meeting in seven locations in greater Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. He is a non-denominational teacher and author.
Lord Change My Attitude Before Its Too Late (2001)