2/19/15 “Why Are ‘Christian’ Women Watching 50-Shades of Grey ? ” – Pastor Shane Idleman

February 19th, 2015 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on 2/19/15 “Why Are ‘Christian’ Women Watching 50-Shades of Grey ? ” – Pastor Shane Idleman)

The unavoidable truth is that many are becoming desensitized. When the Holy Spirit no longer fills hearts and minds with a passion for purity and holiness, there is a general lack of conviction.
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9/15/14 “The Media Is Desensitizing People To Ungodly Themes” – Pastor Shane Idleman

September 15th, 2014 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on 9/15/14 “The Media Is Desensitizing People To Ungodly Themes” – Pastor Shane Idleman)

The unavoidable truth is that we are becoming desensitized. The Holy Spirit no longer fills our hearts with a passion for purity and holiness. As a result, there is a general lack of conviction. If this article upsets, that’s often a good indication that change may need to take place.
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5-30-14 “The Cost Of Speaking The Truth” – Pastor Shane Idleman

May 29th, 2014 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on 5-30-14 “The Cost Of Speaking The Truth” – Pastor Shane Idleman)

One of my great concerns is for the pulpits of America: many are exchanging truth for tolerance, boldness for balance, and conviction for cowardness. We don’t want to offended lest we lose our audience. But truth is controversial—its convicts and challenges. We are not to seek the applause of men but the applause of God. The pulpit inevitably sets the tone of the religious climate of the nation. The lukewarm, sex-saturated culture simply reflects the lack of conviction in the pulpit as well as the pew. Granted, there are many wonderful pastors and churches—I appreciate their ministry, but, as a whole, the church has drifted off course.
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“Proverbs 13: Proverbs and Parenting” — Pastor Shane Idleman – 12/8/2012

December 8th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Audio - (Comments Off on “Proverbs 13: Proverbs and Parenting” — Pastor Shane Idleman – 12/8/2012)

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