10/16/14 “Where Are The Men With Power In The Pulpits Today ?” – Pastor Shane Idleman

October 16th, 2014 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on 10/16/14 “Where Are The Men With Power In The Pulpits Today ?” – Pastor Shane Idleman)

As the church falls deeper into self-reliance and further from reliance on God, our need for bold leadership has never been greater. Change will only occur when there is a strong conviction of sin, genuine faith, humility, and sincere repentance—may God grant us the wisdom and strength to proclaim these truths. We must stop confusing God’s patience with His approval and preach with conviction from the pulpits again.​
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1-18-14 “WARNING: This Article May Offend Many Christians” – Part II – Pastor Shane Idleman

January 17th, 2014 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on 1-18-14 “WARNING: This Article May Offend Many Christians” – Part II – Pastor Shane Idleman)

(The Christian Post featured part 1 on their Facebook page. It received 35,000 views in less than a week and prompted part 2 below.)

A few years ago, I had a conversation with a pastor who suggested that these articles are written from a position of fear. I agree…I believe that these messages are timely and urgent for the vast majority. The present condition of the church leaves one to wonder if the lack of the fear of the Lord is contributing to her spiritually dead condition: “I know your works: you are neither cold nor hot. Would that you were either cold or hot! So, because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of my mouth. For you say, I am rich, I have prospered, and I need nothing, not realizing that you are wretched, pitiable, poor, blind, and naked” (Revelation 3:15-17). A healthy respect of God (fear) is what our culture, and the church, desperately need.
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