“Our New America – Choose Hope Not Fear” – Shane Idleman

November 14th, 2016 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on “Our New America – Choose Hope Not Fear” – Shane Idleman)

The godly principles of the Constitution and the sanctity of life have all but been forgotten – the civil unrest is a clash of worldviews.
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6/29/16 “4th of July Wake-up Call for the Pulpit and the Pew” – Shane Idleman

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America has been desensitized one generation at a time, one court decision at a time, one compromise at a time, and we are drowning in a cesspool of relativism.
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6/24/16 “Megachurch Pastors Endorse Trump – Why Are Christians Divided?” – Shane Idleman

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We don’t have to abandon our ethics or compromise our principles to be involved in politics.
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10/30/14 “5 Reasons Why Younger Christians And Pastors Avoid Politics” – Pastor Shane Idleman

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In my opinion, failure to recognize diverse gifts may explain why many people are divided on the issue of religion and politics. For instance, John MacArthur, James Dobson, Chuck Colson, Tony Perkins, Jim Garlow, and D. James Kennedy have/had different ministries, but all fall under the umbrella of Christian service.
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7-7-2012 – “Should Christians Stay Out Of Politics?” – Pastor Shane Idleman

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One group believes that the church should be used as a political platform, the other advocates passivity. So, what’s the answer?

First, we cannot deny our primary responsibility: To preach the gospel. 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…
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Can We Mix Religion and Politics – 10/30/2010

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Sermon from the 6th service of Westside Christian Fellowship, held on October 30th, 2010.

“Can We Mix Religion and Politics?” – 10/30/2010 Pastor Shane Idleman

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Here’s why November 2nd is so Important. Vote! – Article 2

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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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One Nation ‘Above’ God – Message 3

July 4th, 2010 | Posted by admin in Audio - (Comments Off on One Nation ‘Above’ God – Message 3)

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This is the final message in a three part series answering the question “Can we mix religion and politics?”.
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