In this post, growth is defined by reaching people and converting them and an increase in church attendance, not birthrate or immigration. Measured in that way, Christianity is the fastest growing religion in the world, without a close second.
What if we have misdiagnosed the problem and therefore have come up with the wrong solutions in all the history of religion and moral philosophy? One man turned the problem and solution on its head.
His critics are ferocious. I trust they won’t prejudge this post without reading every single word carefully. It goes beyond Joel; it includes mega-ministries. Lots of quoted Scriptures here under seven points.
The religious left tells us that budgets are moral documents. Secular leftists agree: Bernie Sanders: Trump’s morally repugnant must be defeated: Sen. Bernie Sanders. One report says the federal government runs 126 different anti-poverty programs. Has anyone noticed we still have poor people? Maybe we need another way. What does the Bible say about helping the poor?
Does your past haunt you? Are you bitter even about America’s past?
This post updates the one at American Thinker with supplemental Q&A. Now updated Feb. 2, 2017.
Despite the confusion circulating over the web for years, the Bible unambiguously upholds the sanctity of prenatal life.
It’s happening here in California, and it’s coming soon to a state like yours.
Sometimes the church can be self-righteous and condemn a sinner in the name of holiness, ignoring mercy. Or it can be permissive in the name of mercy, ignoring holiness.
People forget that the Bible also advocates liberty. Let’s see what we can discover from these historical, culture-bound laws.