How many churches have produced splits because someone in the congregation deviated from what God clearly states and forced the issue on the leadership?
The West sees religion as useful, but on its own terms. In the present climate, religion as a force for encouraging moral conduct is practically powerless.
Ron Sellers, a religious trend watcher, sees great instability in world religion, and it is mirrored in God's church. Richard Ritenbaugh shows how this dovetails with Bible prophecy of the end time.
There are over 1,200 Christian denominations in the United States! Why has God not intervened to remove the confusion and set things straight?
Many are not just 'into' politics—it is their religion. They worship at the altar of government, sacrificing to honor the god of politics, the party.
John Ritenbaugh, ruminating on George Friedman's speculations on President Erdogan's campaign and Turkey's future role in world affairs, suggests that we may have to make a major change in perception on how we have heretofore sized up prophetic events. The real struggle on the world stage for millennia has been the competition …
'Tis the season of much debate over a perennial topic, the separation of church and state. It reaches a boiling point in the cold season of Christmas.
While more people consider themselves spiritual, fewer are religious. They are less sure about what they really believe and more tolerant of other beliefs.
Technology merely indicates material development, whitewashing over a culture's moral, ethical, or spiritual state with shiny displays and distractions.
Governments of men are enmity against God. Our allegiance can be only to Jesus Christ, and not to the hopelessly corrupt political systems of the world.
Idolatry is probably the sin that the Bible most often warns us against. We worship the source of our values and standards, whether the true God or a counterfeit.
The Ten Commandments open with the most important, the one that puts our relationship with God in its proper perspective. It is a simple but vital command.
Most people do not consider patriotism to be a kind of faith, but it has every possibility of being or becoming one, especially to those who have become disaffected.
Although America was not founded as a Christian nation, it was designed to accommodate a sense of morality and justice based on Judean-Christian principles.
The strife between this world's belief systems shows that God did not originate them. False teachings are dangerous because they can erode the faith.
Despite the growing popularity of Purpose-Driven churches, national immorality is still increasing. The 'emerging church' grows numerically by suppressing truth.
Idolatry constitutes the fountainhead from which all other sins flow, all of which amplify obsessive self-centeredness and self-indulgence.
The emerging, new paradigm, purpose driven, outcome-based churches emphasize that the ends justify the means, glorifying relativistic human philosophy.