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“Everybody Needs a Little Jesus…”?

"Everybody needs a little Jesus in their lives," was part of the radio advertisement for an upcoming Men’s Conference.  These words were spoken by an NFL athlete, who is slated to give his testimony at this event. Not sure if the "little Jesus" phrase was referring to the relevance of Christ, or His dominance in human lives. Either way, it is borderline blasphemy, not to mention theological non-sense.  On…

Plucked Chicken Nation

When Government Becomes God Joseph Stalin had a vision of transforming Russia into a Communist/Socialist state. With his hand around a live chicken’s neck, he walked into a room filled with military leaders. As he spoke of his plan he began plucking feathers from this bird. After he had plucked every feather he dropped the half dead, naked chicken to the floor. You would think the chicken might run…

Post Christian Christianity

Believers are upset because America is now said to be a “Post-Christian nation.” This is bad enough, but far worse are the indications we are living in the era of Post-Christian Christianity.  General William Booth foresaw the day in which we live. He said, “I consider that the chief dangers which confront the coming century will be religion without the Holy Ghost, Christianity without Christ, forgiveness…

Sodom in the Sanctuary

We live in a time when the worst of sins are present in the best of churches. Our culture, now in moral free fall, is reflected by improprieties commonplace in congregations. The Roman Catholic Church has reportedly paid out millions because of abuses inflicted by scores of pervert priests. The cover-up reached into the highest echelons of Babylon. Ray Boltz, well-known Christian singer, recently…

The Sensual Revolution

The Transforming of American Christianity In order to comprehend the times in which one lives, one must have some understanding of history. Our nation’s present state is the result of our past. We are what we are because of the things that preceded current conditions. It is the beliefs and ideas of those who have gone before us that have shaped the present environment. Ideas have consequences. The…

Right-Wing Flesh

Unmasking a Seldom Suspected Culprit In the Bible, the word “flesh” can refer to a number of things. In some places it is used to describe the physical body. “Flesh” is also used to denote the condition man was left in after the Fall. Flesh is what Man became because of sin as opposed to what God originally created. Man was created a spiritual being with a nature that corresponded to God. Adam and…

Putting Modern Life in Perspective

COLUMBINE: "Why?" or "Why Not?" Columbine was not the first fatal shooting rampage in a public school, although it is the worst to date. The activated alarm at the Westside Middle School in Jonesboro, Arkansas became the signal for two boys to open fire on their schoolmates. Eleven-year-old Andrew Golden and thirteen-year-old Mitchell Johnson gunned down their classmates and teachers in a premeditated…

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