Voddie Baucham on the 11th Commandment: Thou Shalt Be Nice

Voddie Baucham

In this short clip, Voddie Baucham discusses the presumed 11th Commandment of evangelicalism, “Thou Shalt Be Nice.” On-topic, he laments culture’s unhealthy preoccupation of tone, especially in social media.

“Christians today hold firmly to the 11th Commandment, and the 11th Commandment is, “Thou Shalt Be Nice,” and we don’t hold to the other ten.”


“This is where we are. We are so weak, so feminized. Just manliness, just a manly confrontation is seen as something that we can’t take…”