3/12/15 “I Know What The Bible Says, But…” – Pastor Shane Idleman

March 12th, 2015 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on 3/12/15 “I Know What The Bible Says, But…” – Pastor Shane Idleman)

A parable is a simple story conveying a moral or spiritual lesson. We often don’t like direct confrontation, thus God uses parables to open our eyes. Self examination is very healthy.
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4/26/2014 – “Gay Marriage : What Does God Say Not Jars Of Clay” – Shane Idleman

April 26th, 2014 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on 4/26/2014 – “Gay Marriage : What Does God Say Not Jars Of Clay” – Shane Idleman)

Many say that we cannot take a position on homosexuality because all positions will hurt someone. Here’s my question: “Are those who defend homosexuality, or who say nothing, truly loving the homosexual, or are they simply seeking to avoid conflict?” If they are more worried about being liked than being truthful, do they really care for homosexuals more than the person who is willing to risk their reputation, and quite possibly their safety, in order to speak the truth in love? The answer is obvious: Authentic Christians love the truth, and others, so much so that they are willing to risk the consequences of confrontation in order to help others. This is genuine love, not hatred. “When we become so tolerant that we lead people into mental fog and spiritual darkness, we are not acting like Christians—we are acting like cowards” (A.W. Tozer).
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