7/3/14 “4th of July—America Then vs. Now” – Pastor Shane Idleman

July 3rd, 2014 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on 7/3/14 “4th of July—America Then vs. Now” – Pastor Shane Idleman)

To understand the core values of a nation, one must simply look to the beliefs set forth during its conception, and, in the case of America, during the transitional years of the American Revolution. Judge for yourself how far we have drifted from the original intent of early Americans.
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9/29/2012 – America: “Christian Nation”…Fact or Fiction? – Shane Idleman

September 26th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on 9/29/2012 – America: “Christian Nation”…Fact or Fiction? – Shane Idleman)

I’m hesitant to label America a “Christian nation.” Christians are followers of Christ, whereas a nation is a group of people who share a common identity, and often, a common origin. Some of the founders, such as Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin, were not considered Christians. For this reason, America was not a Christian nation in the sense that every citizen or Founder was a Christian or was required to be one, but America is often labeled a Christian nation because her foundation was built on biblical principles and Christian character…
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Here’s why November 2nd is so Important. Vote! – Article 2

October 30th, 2010 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on Here’s why November 2nd is so Important. Vote! – Article 2)

One of the most controversial issues of our time is the question of mixing religion and politics. One group believes that the church should be used as a political platform, the other advocates passivity. So, what’s the answer?

First and foremost, we cannot deny our primary responsibility: To encourage people to turn to Christ as their Lord and Savior. This is how America will “truly” change from the inside out. The No. 1 problem in America is not a political problem; it’s a spiritual problem called sin. The primary goal of the church is not to become a political movement, but a spiritual influence. Christianity has influenced large-scale changes because it first transformed the hearts of men and women.

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