Recently the increasingly desperate Democratic presidential candidate Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke lashed out at Christian churches and some other non-profit organizations who oppose same-sex ‘marriage.’ While appearing on CNN’s ‘town hall’ about LBGTQ+ ‘rights,’ on October 10, 2019, …His statements have received significant pushback and O’Rouke will ultimately regret his response, if he isn’t doing so already. The majority of his critics have honed in on this as an attack against religious freedom. I do not believe this is properly characterized as a threat to religious liberty.
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Parts 1 and 2 of this series covered the determined siege against Christianity by forces outside of the Christian fellowship. This final piece will examine the greatest peril to Christianity if all, the threat from within. For the purposes of this article, a threat from within is something or someone whose presence and/or purposes are detrimental to the existence and mission of Christianity. The biblical witness is the measuring standard to find and guard against these kinds of dangers.
The very existence of the Christian population is under a greater peril from persecution today than at any time in history. This begins with the hundreds of millions of Christians in nations where the faith is illegal and the suffering is palpable.
One of the certainties of 2018 was that it was difficult to be certain about what was coming next. Political and cultural turmoil seemed the norm during the past year.
From the midst of the raging pace of outrage for 2018, there has emerged some disturbing trends which will linger into 2019.
These past two weeks have witnessed an explosion of leftist caterwauling concerning the so-called ‘Trump’ policy mandating the separation of children from their parents after illegal border crossings. Enforcement of the law has been characterized as akin to Nazis incarcerating families in concentration camps. This entire narrative as woven by the leftists in media and politics is an intentional deception. The demagoguery here is off the charts. However, what […]
In the first part of this series, the connections between Leftism and the mainline churches were explored particularly through organizations such as the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice. In part two, a key error in the beliefs of those mainline churches was exposed. It was the error of denying the full trustworthiness of the Bible. Inerrancy is the teaching which upholds faith in the full veracity of Scripture. This doctrine is extremely […]
In part one of this series, we examined the current influence of the Left’s philosophy and politics upon the modern mainline churches around the world. The key to allowing this pernicious influence into the mainline arena is the fact that the churches allied with leftists all deny the veracity of the Bible. Trusting the Whole Word of God Is Not Optional The greatest evangelist since the apostle Paul, Billy Graham […]