THE TUMULTUOUS 2020s: FURTHER PERSECUTION FOR CHRISTIANS AND JEWS

Think about how much our country has changed since the turn of the century (millennium). Think about how much it has changed just since Obama was in office. I got news for you. The rapid changes we have seen in the last few years are not coming to a halt anytime soon. In a word, this rapidity of change will continue to increase and mark these last days before Jesus returns.

At the peak of these changes is the intensity of the persecution of Christians. There is a reason for the great disparity between the recent media coverage on the massacre of Muslims in places like New Zealand and the killing of Christians in places like Nigeria. The writing is on the wall. Christians are hated and that hatred will only increase.

There’s also a reason why the larger percentage of the nations despise the tiny powerful nation of Israel. Jews are also hated and that hatred will continue to increase.

One of the ways persecution will increase in the West is in the form of spying through artificial intelligence. The same way the Chinese government tracks Christians there and keeps a profile on each of them will followed in America and the West. All the pieces are in place for this to escalate in the next few years. Christians will be the most targeted, not only by the government, but by private companies as well.

Organizations like Amazon, Google and Facebook are already tracking your life from the sites you visit to the purchases you make, and their algorithms help companies advertise and market their products and services. They know where you live, and they know your occupation. No harm has been done yet, but that will change as Christians in the West draw the line in the sand between righteousness and wickedness. What has been used for mostly good will now be used for evil as the government will team up with private companies to spy deeper into people’s lives. The truly righteous will be prey in that day.

Watch out for more laws to be established through our Congress that will show partiality and steal Christian liberties. The courts will disregard these liberties and determine more and more what is offensive. Homosexuality, including transgenderism, and Islam will continue to be at the front and center of controversy as leftists seek to clamp down on Christians, churches and true conservatives. When anything goes awry, especially in our economy, true Christians and conservatives will be blamed.

Christian and Jewish persecution will increase even in the West.

LIES

It is obvious that honest journalism is at an all-time low. The media lies. Those who pledge allegiance to Islam lie. Sinners, especially those with their own agenda, will lie and lie. Lying or bearing false witness has been done to God’s people throughout the centuries and was something the religious leaders did to both Jesus (Mark 14:56-59) and Stephen (Acts 6:13). The same shall be done in ever-increasing effectiveness against true Christians in these last days even in the West. The media will take words out of context and pervert what was truly said. Global martyrdom will continue to rise, and we may see it here in the West sooner rather than later, because if you can’t change someone’s faith, you kill them.

Technology now has the ability to transform any video or audio of a person’s words and make it seem as though he is saying words he didn’t even say. The general populace will believe it because they are seeing it and hearing it on video. Christians will be blamed for things they never said or did.

NO NEED TO FEAR

True believers in Jesus who are consecrated to Him need not fear when they witness these things coming to pass in greater measure. Those who seek first God’s kingdom will prosper in this hour and have peace beyond human understanding, while those in darkness shall continue to stumble and be full of fear and great perplexity. Light will dawn on the path of the righteous as darkness and gross darkness fill the land.

These are the days to get your house and priorities in order. These are days of cleansing and consecration. New vows of separation from the things of this world shall be made by many who are presently in darkness. The household of faith will become more and more precious to those who have truly forsaken the love of this world. In that day, our relationship with those of kindred spirits and precious-like faith will be our greatest wealth. There will be great miracles and divine intervention in the lives of believers who place their trust in the Lord. The coming crisis will only minimally affect them.

However, those who put their trust in the systems of this world will have more heartache and trouble, and for some, this is what it will take for true repentance to work in their hearts and surrender to the Lordship of Jesus Christ.

To be warned is to be forearmed. May wisdom teach us to build our house on the rock of Jesus Christ. It is only those who prepare for the coming storm and days of adversity and persecution who shall not be shaken.

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THE CORRUPTION OF AMERICAN CHRISTIANITY AND THE EVIL AGENDA TO DESTROY AMERICA (PART II)

Much of the information below is taken from the documentary movie Enemies Within The Church, to be released soon. Part 1 was posted two weeks ago.

And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather expose them. For it is shameful even to speak of those things which are done by them in secret. But all things that are exposed are made manifest by the light, for whatever makes manifest is light” (Eph. 5:11-13).

True Christians don’t really fit into America’s two party system because it’s too uneven. But we must do all we can to stand for truth, righteousness, and justice in this very evil day where all that is pure and decent is under assault. We must be enlightened to the extremely overt efforts to infiltrate and advance the liberal Leftist antichrist agenda.

The reason their agenda seems to be advancing is because it is happening in what most people consider safe environments and Christian institutions. Their talking points are deceptive because they are dressed with Christian veneer. They are hijacking every aspect of our culture and pushing it toward socialism, but that has never been God’s divine design and purpose for America.

HOW THE LEFT OPERATES

The Left operates through the “peace” movement, the “black lives matter” movement, the women’s movement, the labor movement etc., and they’ve infiltrated the Church by dressing it up with Christian rhetoric for many years. I heard from a reliable source and also read that the Communist-Socialist agenda has been infiltrating the Roman Catholic church and the mainstream Lutheran and Episcopalian churches since the 1920s and 30s. But what is most shocking and disturbing is the heavy penetration into the evangelical churches over the last few years, including southern Baptists, and as I stated  in part 1,  organizations like World Vision have also been co-opted by the Leftist movement. What’s interesting is that the Left wing Maoist press used to hate World Vision with a passion because of their highly conservative stance and evangelical Christian charity, but now they love them and are partnering with them. Hmmm…

Furthermore, within the gospel coalition and southern Baptist convention there have been many findings of George Soros direct-linked funds and ties to people within these organizations. I know it’s hard for some to believe, but doing your own research will prove this out. For example, Jim Wallis is one that is tied to him and has attempted to make homosexuality more acceptable and mainstream—all funded by Soros, an atheist. He is a complete evil menace to true Christianity, and churches should have nothing to do with him.

Of course, true Christians would say that they want nothing to do with Soros, but again what they don’t understand is that the method Soros and his minions use is to utilize people that the Christian community knows, respects, and trusts. Name recognition is a large part of their deception to subvert and co-opt people of faith.

Some professing Christians are interested in global warming, ending white privilege, supporting black lives matter, etc. What they fail to realize is these are all Marxist-type programs and word-construct that they use have nothing to do with the gospel or the kingdom of God. This is how they are gradually moving these Christians and American voters to the Left, which will end up destroying this country as we know it unless this process is reversed. Christians who apply their faith to their politics are the great barrier to the Left, but that seems to be changing as they are now the target.

The aforementioned names in part 1 like Tim Keller, Jim Wallis, and others like Russell Moore and those associated with the gospel coalition are injecting 95% truth into the Christian camp, but it’s the 5% rat poison that is slowly diminishing truth and power in the Church. However, their pace has quickened since President Trump’s election, and it’s easy to see how they’ve ramped up and doubled down on their efforts. They’ve gotten more brazen, too and are getting away with much more, like telling Christians not to be political and that they don’t need to be in a two party system. The more righteous votes they can take away from us the better it will serve their global socialist agenda.

THE BASHING OF TRUE CONSERVATISM

At the same time some of these socialist adherents bash conservative Christians in national newspapers like the NY Times and Washington Post. It’s a Left wing movement that bashes true conservatives, glorifies their own liberal agenda, while encouraging Christians to remain neutral. At this point, however, neutrality is sinful and a traitor to the highest cause of the gospel and the saving of the God-given sovereignty and purpose of our nation.

Dr. Russell Moore leads The Southern Baptist ERLC (Evangelical Religious Liberty Commission) that used to be much more conservative and reliable, but not any more. For example, they conducted a meeting right before the 2018 mid-term elections on how to combat conservatism. People that are connected to Moore have written many anti-conservative articles and have made it cool and hip to be an anti-Christian conservative. Young pastors are coming out of seminary thinking it’s cool to hate America and bash on conservatism. Hundreds of them listen to people like Moore and think he’s great, but the truth is that Moore was actually once a staffer for a Democratic Congressman.

The point of this discussion is not to champion the Republican party for there are many Rinos (republicans in name only) now in office who are not true conservatives nor Christians. It’s not a matter of party but principle, truth, and righteous values. Christians must be enlightened as to the subversive unchristian teaching that is going on to co-opt people into voting for a hidden liberal, global, and socialist agenda or remaining neutral. That is the crime and one of the reasons for this article. Have you noticed how many professional sports teams are choosing not to visit the White House to be honored for their championships? They hate true conservatism and they hate Trump.

EXPOSING THE LIES AND DECEPTION

The Left are quite adept at co-opting and twisting language and terminology to make them mean something different. One of the things they are trying to do now is redefine what pro-life is. They’re now saying that it doesn’t mean you oppose abortion or the protection of the unborn, but that it is equivalent to taking care of the poor. I kid you not. I had a discussion recently on Facebook with a young naive Christian woman that was saying the same thing.

To be pro-life now also means to care about climate change and the world we live in—to be concerned about the environment and so forth. This line of thinking is spreading, and its one of the ways the Christian base is being neutralized. Homosexuality is also being redefined now as same sex attracted Christians and not LBGT. This is another one of the liberal Left efforts to ramp up acceptance of homosexuality in churches.

There’s a religious coup going on in the Southern Baptist ERLC. As I stated, they used to be one of the most conservative organizations but are being co-opted by the Left and swinging that way.

It’s not just the liberals who are doing this but others who are connected to hard core Marxists/Communists like Jim Wallis. You can trace these operations back to the Communist Party USA, and the Democratic Socialists of America, who have people planted in high positions all throughout many theological seminaries. There are also several black pastors who are members of the religious commission of the Communist Party USA.

There are others who are members of the National Council of Churches, and the Russian Orthodox Church, which by the way, is a tool of the KGB. I know for many this might seem difficult to believe because it runs pretty sinister and deep. But this is an organized Marxist program to pervert and corrupt American Christianity to take this nation down from the inside. Wolves have infiltrated Christianity and are baiting and alluring God’s people away from the truth of the gospel in order to destroy them. Preachers are not only to preach the real gospel but courageously and aggressively defend it. And the only way to really do that is by exposing the lies and deception of the liberal Leftist, global, and socialist agenda.

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THE TUMULTUOUS 2020s: THE DECADE THE CHURCH GETS OUT OF BED

The reality of a word from the Lord came to my wife in a dream just a couple of years ago. Contained within this dream is a vital word for the body of Christ in this hour—both corrective and encouraging that will bring hope to many.

In the dream, my wife was in bed and couldn’t get up. The same condition was true for the pastors and church we were ministering for, who also couldn’t get out of bed (spiritually speaking). My wife noted that she and these pastors possessed overwhelming strength and only needed to get up.

A large segment of the Charismatic/Pentecostal Church is slumbering right now—under-utilized, under-achieving in the Spirit, not living up to its potential, power, and effectiveness. There’s been a wasting of God’s spiritual resources, and a wasting of His power. But there’s a new birthing coming, not according to the old order or planting, but now there is a new God-birthing that will flow from the inward parts of the belly (man’s spirit).

In the dream my wife was pregnant and the doctors wanted to perform a C-section and cut her open, but someone said she did not have to give birth the old way as before. Instead she could give birth the God way from the inward parts of the belly, signifying in the Spirit. At that moment beginning from her navel there was an expansion of her belly that blossomed out.

Interpretation: We have super strength in the Spirit, but only need to wake up and get up. The Church will give birth to the true works of God in the coming decade. 

SECOND PART OF THE DREAM

The dream then moved to a church service where I was preaching. A group of people sitting in the back of the building were not engaged in what was being preached, but instead were thinking and talking about the outing in a park that had been planned afterwards. They wanted to play, have social time, and were given to entertainment. Their minds were not on the Lord, and what He was saying and doing in the service.

This speaks of the general condition of many in the Church in this hour. The minds of people are swirling with activity like tuning into different channels every few seconds looking for another thrill. It’s the nature of the carnal mind which leads to death, while the spiritual mind leads to life and peace (Rom. 8:6).

This is the reason Paul wrote:

“Awake, you who sleep, arise from the dead, and Christ will give you light” (Eph. 5:14).

This verse was written to believers. Apparently as indicated by the verses before (1-13), these believers were walking in immorality, covetousness, idolatry and such, and Paul was admonishing them not to walk in darkness and in spiritual deadness but in the light. Later on he tells them to “be filled with the Spirit” (vv. 18-19) and to “be strong in the Lord” (Eph. 6:10).

IT’S TIME TO WAKE UP AND GET OUT OF BED

It is time to get out of bed and engage in the Lord’s work and agenda. This engaging begins with our communion with God and living a life of praise and thanksgiving, singing/speaking Spirit-inspired songs from the heart. Read Ephesians 5 & 6 in context. The infilling we receive will affect our hearts and our lives, and will lead to healthy marriages (Eph. 5:22-33), healthy parent-child relationships (Eph. 6:1-4), and healthy employer-employee relationships (Eph. 6:5-9). We’ve underestimated the impact of a Spirit-filled life according to Ephesians 5:18-19.

I’m a revivalist by calling, but the revival my heart is longing to see is not one that can be captured on social media—but rather one that is lived out in the daily lives of believers, symbolized by a consecration to the will of God resulting in a life of prayer, fasting, giving, and godly relationships, marriages and families. There is a divine dissatisfaction working in the hearts of God’s true people in this day that are no longer content with the performance and production of professional and sensational ministry, often led by self-appointed apostles and prophets screaming to be heard and bombarding us with yet another headline of a carnally motivated and fleshly embellished prophecy. Social media oozes with such and it actually entertains people and feeds their emotions with yet another ear-tickling yak-and-quack. This has created a vacuum in the hearts of genuine believers for authentic Christianity. This has escalated and is leading us into a current move among the body of Christ for relationship-based Christianity, love, discipleship and the caring one for another.

What good is it to shout, holler, clap, dance and hear another sermon on Sunday morning if our daily lives, relationships, marriages and children are a mess? What good does it do to participate in Christian conferences and events and listen to the latest greatest teaching or revelation or prophecy if we don’t possess a daily life of communion with God in both Word and Spirit? How will our lives count for eternity if we don’t have God’s plan for what we are doing?

Let’s stop fooling ourselves. Let’s wake up and get out of bed and put on the strength of the Lord and start living according to the potential and effectiveness that we possess inwardly in Christ.

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THE TUMULTUOUS 2020s: THE DESTRUCTIVE MIND-SET THAT FUELS EVIL

There’s a destructive mind-set in the church today that has fueled the evil in America. It is simply this: God doesn’t care about the Democratic Party or the Republican Party. He doesn’t care about politics.

For this reason, many Christians don’t vote, and many vote for men and women who hold to corrupt values. And I’m sorry, but many are just ignorant of what is going on in our nation and what is at stake.

Let’s make this real easy to understand. How many care about the type of doctor, surgeon or dentist you have? How many care about the person or people who are teaching your children in school, coaching them in sports or babysitting them?

Would you feel confident in a dentist’s chair if you knew the dentist working on you was a secret murderer? Would you feel secure having open-heart surgery performed by a married man who has an affair with a new woman every other week? Would you feel warm and cozy if a pervert or a child molester was teaching or coaching your child?

Why are we so sensitive when it comes to our family and us personally, but not so much when it comes to corrupt politicians whom we endorse and vote for and will run our country amuck and make horrid decisions that affect us personally for many years to come? It has a great trickle-down effect who we vote for, especially in the 21st century where everything is so blatant and in your face now. We reached a breaking point in the last election, and we are in the time of the greatest political and moral crisis our nation has seen. Can you not see and discern that politicians are given power to make decisions that affect us personally and determine our future?

They will not only influence the way our government runs and the state of our economy and our money, but public institutions of learning and church houses are affected, and most importantly, the laws that are legislated that will either exalt righteousness or evil in our nation for many years to come.

Somebody will take your hard-earned money and use it for their ungodly agenda. Someone is already spending it and getting richer. Many who will run for office do not care about our national debt and creating another great depression. They want to give away free American citizenship, free American health care, and free education to everyone who can break through our borders. And they will make sure you pay for it. How can that not stir you to action?

Worst of all, politicians are voting on laws that will use your tax money to indoctrinate your children with homosexuality, transgenderism, socialism, God and religion. How can you continue to be indifferent?

If politicians and their political parties, the media, Hollywood, and academia can convince people on these issues, then they can convince them on anything else, including the rejection of the gospel. This is the reason many youth abandon Jesus and the church after they leave home and go to college.

Did you know, based on the politics of Twitter, Facebook, Google and other liberal and Democrat-run organizations and companies, that it’s “hate speech” if you say Islam is not a peaceful religion or homosexuality is a sin or transgenderism is wrong? But they are perfectly fine with banning Chick- Fil-A at airports or removing a monument cross or a nativity scene at a public place or just harassing Christians. Can you not see that voting for politicians with strong core moral values and truth and righteousness affects you personally, your family, children and grandchildren? But the change is gradual and so subtle, like the proverbial frog in boiling water. What one generation tolerates, the next generation celebrates. We are seeing it all around us.

Politics and politicians continually make decisions that affect these issues. If you love God and you love people, you will be passionately interested in what values and principles are being legislated by our governmental leaders. This is politics, my friends. How can you say God does not care about politics?

As I examine things in the political realm since Donald Trump has become president, here is something I see. In recent attempts from the Democratic Party to unseat president Trump and run him out of office, I have noticed the dominant influence of the dirtiest politics I’ve ever witnessed in my lifetime and how the FBI, the attorney general and FISA court judges all fell under the sway of this extreme avarice for political power.

We have sunk to new levels of “low” evil and the slimiest kind of wickedness and corruption when you add media power to magnify and propagate political power in order to destroy a sitting president. We have moved further and further away from the position of a party that offers to provide the best leadership to truly benefit the people into a political party that is willing to overthrow its own freedom to be in power. God help us!

We need to be praying and looking to the Lord for the best leadership for this country and stop thinking we can do this without Him. This is an early reminder to get engaged in the political process and let the Lord guide you in your vote in 2020. Look carefully at your candidate and make sure that what they stand for politically and personally is what best represents your values and the direction you want for the country.

This is not about domesticating or politicizing Jesus into our perceived “cause.” I am well aware that His kingdom is not of this world, and it is not an either-or polarity. It is a third way. But He loves righteousness and hates iniquity, and we should live the same way.

As a preacher stated recently, don’t fall into the trap of making an artificial divide between spirituality and politics. The devil is intensely spiritual, and he loves to infiltrate and possess media, entertainment, institutions of learning and politics to promote his evil cause and make the broad road to destruction even broader for our nation’s people. Let’s move toward and take the fight to him, and let our salt and light be evident in this most critical midnight hour for our nation.

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THE TUMULTUOUS 2020s: IT’S TIME TO END THE LIBERAL LEFTIST MOVEMENT

The Leftists hate our Independence Day July 4th celebrations. Yesterday Facebook and Google censored some pictures of American flags and portraits of American heroes and fallen soldiers. They put the darkest spin possible on these national holidays. They even display anger toward President Trump for wanting to celebrate the 4th of July. My brain freezes on that one.  

The writing is on the wall. We have less than two years to buy up more time for a national miracle and the restoration of America’s destiny. This is not overreach or a hyper-dramatic statement. It is reality.

The Leftists heap disdain on the sacrifice of heroes.  They rail against every iota of the American patriotism. Most of all, they lie about our history, our Founding Fathers, and they deny the role of Christianity in the founding of our nation. They’ve reached the point of desperation and will do anything for votes in 2020.

For example, at this writing we are witnessing a human tragedy at our southern border. Dr. James Dobson made a trip down there recently and said this about it:

This is all happening because politicians have created a system that turns these migrants into political pawns. “This is the system set up by a liberal Congress and judges. It is a well-known fact that President Obama’s administration established many of these unworkable policies, and Congress is steadfastly unwilling to change them. Every effort at reform has been overridden or ignored. It is set in stone. Democrats want massive numbers of immigrants who will someday become voters. Some Republicans support the policies because they want cheap labor for agricultural purposes. The border could be fixed, but there are very few in authority who seem to care. Dobson Tours Borders

Doesn’t that just make your righteous blood boil? South Africa is experiencing a national crisis due to this same kind of idiocy. The idiots are the people who allow it.

In political jargon, “useful idiot” is a term for people perceived as propagandists for a cause whose goals they are not fully aware of, and who are used cynically by the leaders of the cause. The Leftists are successfully brainwashing the “useful idiots” for their globalism cause.

Globalism isn’t just a word. And this border crisis is not just another random event.

Many people do not realize that the primary goal of globalism is the breaking down of strong, sovereign nations, followed by a global catastrophe. A global government can not be established while America, Europe, Russia, China, India, and other countries survive as they are today. The plan is to break things down at the top with Western nations, especially America. 

America is the world’s biggest consumer. As long as our economy is functioning, the rest of the world’s industrial nations also do well. If they break down America, all the other nations will begin to crumble, and the support nations will have nowhere to sell their raw materials.

In many ways, present-day America reminds me of the sinking of the Titanic when musicians played their final song before succumbing to their death. We’ve had so many opportunities to right the ship, but we keep drinking the vile Kool-Aid that our wicked politicians and corrupt and unprincipled media are serving us while puncturing the ship with more holes. Indeed, we’ve become a ship of fools. We’ve had plenty of reasons to do something different, but instead we’ve defiantly said no to righteousness and national sovereignty at nearly every turn. Groaning always increases under the rule of wicked politicians.

President Trump is not our savior but his election victory in 2016 tells me that the people of this country have had enough of the establishment. They are waking up to the global liberal agenda and many don’t want it. For clear evidence look at the large turnouts and great excitement at Trump’s rallies.

“When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice; but when the wicked rule, the people mourn” (Prov. 29:2).

In 2008 and 2012, millions of professing Christians either voted for Obama or did not vote at all. Professing Christians who voted for such a wicked and evil man (until he is saved that is what he is) still need to repent because it was his administration that opened the door wide to greater filth, evil, hatred, division, violence, and perversion in our our nation.

  • You can’t vote that way anymore without being an ally to Satan and evil.
  • You can no longer wink at sin and endorse wicked politicians.
  • You can’t remain silent while full term baby killing is now made legal.
  • You can’t stick your nose up at God, whom the Democratic National Committee has rejected.
  • You can’t continue to endorse darkness, death, and destruction—open borders, sanctuary cities, abortion, anti-Israel agendas, same-sex marriage, socialism, and globalism.

Stop sowing to the wind if you want to stop reaping the whirlwind.

If you did it ignorantly there is mercy, but if willingly, you’re on the wrong side of God’s righteousness and justice.

LACK OF CHARACTER AND DISCERMENT IS THE ISSUE

The problem is a large segment of professing American Christians lack character and discernment, and they endorse the same.

John Wooden observed, “Your character is what you really are. Your reputation is only what others think you are.” Poor discernment and the failure to see things as they really are is colored by the condition of one’s heart.

Many have a reputation of being someone great in public, but who they are privately and at home is who they really are. Many need to repent because their walk does not match their talk. Hypocrisy is the church’s subtle leaven.

So many of those who profess Jesus Christ continually vote for the Democratic Party. How can you justify that when they are now riding fully with Satan? Today, I dare call them “the demonic party.”

Stop voting for criminals to fill governmental positions in our land. How can so many have such a high tolerance for the corruption and tyranny they represent? It’s pure madness and defies logic.

Godless Hollywood and the snake-oiled media will keep endorsing evil. It’s about time you stop believing their lies.

Why do you even give the time of day to Trump haters and networks like CNN who lie continually and poison you with fake news?

THE ROOT IS HYPOCRISY

Again, the problem is in the church world. We have too many hypocrites who tell us they love Jesus out of one side of their mouth while casting votes for those who represent the devil’s agenda. Please educate yourselves.

When you vote for any politician, be it senator, governor, mayor, congressman or representative who is a baby killer, a God hater, an enemy of Israel and pervert-promoter—among many other evils, you are one giant-sized hypocrite. You are serving  the devil, and not the living God.

When you’re ruled by materialism, you don’t have a moral compass. When you believe the lying media, your judgment is blinded. When you’re a slave to man, God is not your master. When you don’t fear God, you have no discernment. Then the lines become blurred between the holy and the profane, the clean and unclean, and the good and evil.

This is the problem in America. Elections mirror who we are as a nation and identify the lack of a true moral base in our culture and a large majority of the professing church.

When you, as a professing Christian, are swimming with the tide of pop culture and following the most popular TV preachers who cannot call homosexuality a sin, who cannot speak of the cross and the blood, who will never say the word “repent,” who endorsed Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton for president, who are motivated by publicity and popularity and earthly gain, you are in the devil’s grip.

Electing wicked and evil politicians for president is nearly equivalent to absolving Satan from his sins and letting him into the White House to rule our nation.

APPEALING TO LOGIC

Why do many African-American professing Christians keep their Democratic party affiliation in spite of the pure evil in it? Have you repented and switched your allegiance? Or will you keep voting for your favorite party and your darling promoters of evil, same sex marriage, and baby killers?

How can you commit such a blasphemous act and vote for the killers of your own race? Unborn black children are being aborted more than any other race, and you vote for it, while at the same time saying, “Black lives matter.” You are the epitome of hypocrites.

If you are black, why did you vote for Hillary in the last election when she admires Margaret Sanger and defends Planned Parenthood who want to abort as many black babies as possible? Do you realize that most of those abortion clinics are in black neighborhoods?

If you are a professing Christian, why do you keep endorsing wicked men who are full of greed, have no love for the truth, and no fear of God (Ex. 18:21)?

Set aside Christian conscience for a moment, and let’s just use a little logic.

  • If you are a veteran, in the military or closely related to a military member, why are you voting for a party whose secretary of state left those men to die in Benghazi and had the nerve to lie about it over and over again? They called for help but the help was told to stand down.
  • If you have a factory job, why are you endorsing a party whose members supported the Trans-Pacific Partnership? Before Trump, factory workers were being laid off because jobs were going overseas. So many unfavorable deals were made with China. Now Democrats are welcoming open borders and illegals to get benefits to be paid with your tax money.
  • If you are poor, why do you endorse the Democratic party, when most of them support Wall Street and all the big banks? Big banks keep poor people poor through destroying the poor man’s credit by allowing medical bills and collections to affect your credit scores so you can pay higher interest rates than the rich—taking much of the little money you earn.
  • If you are a woman, how can you endorse the Democratic Party when scandals of past presidents such as Bill Clinton’s rape victims were swept under the rug, including a little girl who was raped? His wife Hillary, acting as an accomplice, defended the rapist and then laughed about it later, knowing he was guilty. Have you ever thought of how forgiving our nation was of President Clinton’s sexual escapades done in the White House with that intern while being so unforgiving of President Trump’s same type of sins done years ago while out of office? Such hypocrisy!
  • If you carry a gun, or believe in the Constitution, how can you affiliate with a party who wants to eliminate the NRA, take your guns, and abolish the second amendment?
  • If you even breathe, why would you be affiliated and endorse the Democratic party who murder the most innocent?

CIVIL WAR, PERSECUTION IMMINENT UNLESS THINGS CHANGE

And you who say God is still in control, save your speech. They said the same thing in Hitler’s day when he was killing 6 million Jews. God is in control of those who have given Him control. He is in control of those who have submitted to Him. To be silent, passive, and neutral now is to be an enemy of God.

Unless a nation of useful idiots wake up and come to their senses, we are headed for a civil war. There are far too many unreasonable and wicked men within our shores and in positions of authority.

Barring supernatural intervention brought on by earnest prayer, sincere repentance, and the mercy of God, the church may eventually have to go underground, at least in some states. California is now trying to make the Christian counseling of homosexuals and transgenders a crime. If this passes (many believe it won’t, at least this time), the next step would be to make the Bible illegal. But you know what? That may not be such a bad thing, because then curious young people may actually start reading it. And since the fastest-growing church in the world is still the underground church of China and now Iran, where the Bible is condemned, hope remains.

Persecution tends to bring out the best of every church and every Christian. Persecution tends to separate the real Christian from the false, the goats from the sheep, the tares from the wheat, and the good fish from the bad fish. And that’s a good thing. We don’t have much persecution that is testing us yet in our nation. Most believers think it’s bold and fearless just to call abortion and homosexuality a sin. I’m sorry but that is not considered a heroic act. It only proves how wimpy much of the church has become.

So what can the American church start doing now in this season of reprieve and opportunity?

Start preaching a Biblical gospel that actually delivers people from ignorance and evil, and strengthens their foundation of truth and righteousness. Stop all the self-esteem and success-in-life talks. Preach the word with fire in your belly.

Start getting excited about the things that excite Jesus like the actual gospel of the kingdom and His commission to make disciples. Stop getting excited over emotional experiences and stimuli that tickles your soul but is no threat to the kingdom of darkness.

Quit listening to celebrity preachers who tout their titles of Apostle, Prophet, and Bishop and who always seem to have a “word from God” that came from their latest conversation with an angel or a visit to heaven. Who of us is not tired of hearing the latest formula for activating blessings?

Let the uncompromisingly righteous band together and bond together as never before. Be strengthened and be emboldened. Act like it’s now or never to save the Titanic. Brace yourselves. The Democrats will go crazy, and all hell will break loose if Trump wins a second term.

For those who are kingdom-minded and eternity-minded, our best days are still ahead. Let us seize the opportunity of a lifetime. We can save the Church and the nation. But understand that if we finally preach the real gospel and Christians still vote Democrat, then they didn’t really repent.

It is now that the nation’s “useful idiots” may finally awaken when they realize that the Democratic party and the Rinos (Republicans In Name Only) are the ones who are putting holes in the mighty Titanic in their attempts to sink it.

Onward Christian soldiers.

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THE TUMULTUOUS 2020s AND ABORTION: SATANIC PRIEST GOVERNORS FILLING UP THE CUP OF JUDGMENT

I’m going to say it. The far-left Democratic party has become Satan’s pawn. When New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law full-term abortion among a gleeful group of other politicians at the beginning of the year, outrage across the nation should have gone through the roof.

Then to add insult to injury, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, represented his evil party well when he basically stated (paraphrased): “If a mother is in labor—the infant would be delivered and would be kept comfortable and would be resuscitated according to the mother’s wishes, and then a discussion would ensue between the physicians and the mother.”

Outrage in the form of riots and protests should be flowing like waves across America after such blasphemous words from what has become a party of sadistic savages led by Herodian-type governors. This is the final straw. Whatever party you avow your allegiance to (there are many on both sides who are gutless, spineless, and yellow-bellied cowards), you can no longer be neutral.

I do not apologize for my plain speech. To be silent now is to be allied with the murder of the most harmless, defenseless, and innocent among us. If furious and righteous indignation does not fill your soul, I’m sorry, but you are not worth a nickel. Neutrality is now sinful. If leaders, ministers, and pastors who have platforms play this down in soft-toned politically-correct  speech or choose to remain silent, they are to be pitied and should be placed on Satan’s list of prized traitors. They are Judas with a kiss—betrayers of the Son of God and life. They are of the anti-Christ spirit who has called for the release of Barabbas. Their conscience is seared.

Decent Americans and churches of every denomination must do something now and act as a unified voice of condemnation across this land. Killing babies in the womb is murder, but killing them after they’re born is the most wicked, filthy, inhumane, brutal, sadistic, and barbaric act in American history. Do you think for a moment God Almighty will just wink at this and not demonstrate His severity on our nation? Let all those who name Christ’s Name depart from any form of this iniquity and disassociate with those who approve it, for too many who are called by Christ’s Name are pro-abortion.

We will see massive destruction on a scale never heretofore seen in our nation if we roll our heads and turn the other way. When the scales of injustice are tipped so far in Satan’s direction, you can bet heaven will respond. We will see unimaginable disasters and death across our nation. God will bring down what is left of the walls of protection in America.

Consider the recent behavior of this nation just this year:

  • Remove God from everything we do and now even our swearing-in with oaths.
  • Call a border wall immoral, but call killing our most innocent moral and a woman’s right.
  • Refuse to build a border wall or even negotiate. Instead, shut down our government and go on vacation while others suffer for your irresponsible, childlike behavior.
  • Scream for illegal immigration and sanctuary cities so pushers, rapists, thugs and every kind of criminal can have refuge, but use nice, polite speech for allowing delivered babies to die on hospital tables.
  • Gun down our police officers in barbaric, lawless fashion, but praise violence and out-of-control wackos.

Democrats are now the party of death, delusion, and destruction. They continually commit blasphemous acts such as:

  • Take away our guns so school, street, and club shootings can stop, but don’t you dare use Bibles to teach in our schools and universities.
  • Enforce homosexuality, transgenderism, and every kind of perversion, but outlaw counseling that would reverse this curse and minister deliverance, sanity, and freedom to many.
  • Watch Hollywood defame all that is godly and decent while labeling all who oppose as racist, hateful, and bigoted.
  • Bully those who wear MAGA hats to honor our president’s vision for America while screaming like a psycho lunatic—while the law does nothing about it.
  • Praise the Muslims and their Islamic Baal god; praise Buddha and Eastern religions; fill our air waves with New Age gobbledygook; praise witches, warlocks, and satanists; but mock God and His beloved Son and all that is godly, righteous, clean and decent.
  • Keep making attempts to remove every vestige of Christianity, the only hope of all mankind, from our public institutions of learning, commerce, and government.

And this is just scratching the surface.

But when murder of our most innocent is made law, you have a nation on the verge of a death from which it may never recover. Our children and grandchildren will suffer the most.

By all means keep praying. Call or write your representatives. Fill your churches with vision for a godly America. Educate every believer in what is happening to our nation. Call a spade a spade and be plain in your manner of speech. Stop the political correctness. Pastors, stop caring about the lukewarm, tepid, and out-of-touch-with-reality professing Christian and your tax-exempt status.

It is time to judge ourselves concerning these matters and be found on the side of righteousness. We are on the verge of bringing judgment down on America if the righteous and every decent American do not act.

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THE TUMULTUOUS 2020s: THREE PORTALS OF DEMONIC ENTRY DESTROYING AMERICA

“For our fight is not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, and against spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places” (Eph. 6:12).

Those who are familiar with my writings know I don’t usually mince words. The devil is always behind sugar-coated truth and a slimy tongue. Be sure of that.

Abortion, homosexuality and Islam are the greatest dangers facing America in the 21st century. Each of them has opened up portals of entry into our culture and way of life. These are ideologies that have infiltrated the minds of multitudes—shaped and fueled by the unprincipled mad media.

ABORTION

Abortion is not an opinion about what women have a right to do or not do with their bodies. That’s the devil’s facade to hide what it really is. Willful abortion is murder at any point of a woman’s pregnancy. It’s a demon just like the Old Testament god of Molech to whom people sacrificed babies. It’s the same altar where many Americans now worship.

Think about it. Why are there abortion rights that have killed 60 million babies in the America alone? Blunt answer: mainly because of fornication and adultery.

There are some cases of rape and so forth, but that’s a very small minority. Yet it’s one of the main talking points of what people debate on. It’s hogwash. Sexual immorality is the biggest reason we have abortions. People want sex without the commitment and covenant of marriage and responsibility of the consequences. In fact, what they say by their actions is “A baby will ruin my happiness, so kill it!” How much more demonic can it be?

But do you know what is fueling the increase of promiscuous sex and now pedophilia, as well as all sorts of perversion? One word. Pornography. If you shut down the billion-dollar industry of pornography, you will radically decrease sexual immorality and perversion on every level. Abortions will also decrease exponentially.

Pornography is another portal of entry for demonic access. These evils are all linked together. It’s Satan’s master plan and worldwide web.

HOMOSEXUALITY

How about homosexuality? I wrote an article over four years ago on homosexuality being a demon, and demons flew from every direction to attack my words. People were calling our ministry phone, writing nasty comments, sharing the article with right-wing watch groups and mocking it. They were fuming in venomous rage. That alone proves it was a demon because it’s the very point that nearly everyone attacked.

People accused me of having no compassion, but guess what? I also received calls and messages from homosexuals who knew I was telling the truth and wanted help. My compassion was directed toward those.

Now, it’s not only acceptable in our culture, but it’s celebrated and legalized. What happened? Demons, through the agency of deceived people and lawmakers, pushed it through and legalized it. When they did, it opened up a larger portal of entry for the release of more demons and the rule of a principality in our nation.

As long as the majority of people want their demons God will let them have them because He honors the human agency of free will—a debased mind void of judgment will be their most terrible portion (Rom. 1:24-28). Eventually homosexuality will destroy the culture of a nation and bring down the judgment of God as it did in days of old. Wherever homosexuality is prevalent, and alas, made law, evil rules and reigns and anyone who fights it is preyed upon.

ISLAM

Now this one will make people angry. The mask to Islam is that it’s a nice religion of peace. Much of the gullible populace has swallowed this lie—hook, line and sinker.

Have you ever read the Quran and the ideologies that are written therein?

The Quran says:

  • Muslims must not take infidels as friends (3:28).
  • Any religion other than Islam is unacceptable (3:85).
  • Maim and crucify the infidels if they criticize Islam (5:33).
  • Terrorize and behead those who believe in Scriptures other than the Quran (8:12).
  • Muslims must muster all weapons to terrorize the infidels (8:60).
  • The unbelievers are stupid; urge the Muslims to fight them (8:65).
  • When opportunity arises, kill the infidels wherever you catch them (9:5).
  • The Jews and the Christians are perverts; fight them (9:29).
  • Make war on the infidels living in your neighborhood (9:23).
  • According to its own holy book, this is a religion full of hate that believes it does God a service by killing all non-Muslims, especially Christians and Jews. Jesus warned us of such.

“They will put you out of the synagogues. Yes, the time is coming that whoever kills you will think that he is offering a service to God” (John 16:2).

Yes, some Muslims are good, peaceful Americans, but when push comes to shove, they will stand with their ideology.

The more people understand the entire Islamic strategy to kill and conquer, the more society will wake up to it, and the better it will be for America and its future. This religious war is filled with deliberately thought-out, methodical strategies to take over every nation Islam enters. It’s called jihad. This dark Islamic strategy is so much bigger than the average person realizes. The big plan jihadis have devised for America is to destroy it from within.

Take note of the similarities between abortion, homosexuality, and Islam. Abortion is death to the most innocent. Homosexuality is death to the family, normal reproduction and the increase of confusion and perversion. Transgenderism came in right behind homosexuality to pile on more confusion, darkness, and death upon the human race. Finally, Islam declares death to all nations who do not worship their false god.

Death has gained great access into America. We are in a very serious and intense war. Satan is playing for keeps. It is time for every believer in Jesus Christ to enter this spiritual fight and stop living in denial. It’s time for fire to erupt in the bellies of preachers and for their mouths to thunder truth and righteousness. Quit being passive and politically correct. In doing so, you are actually being an ally to the devil. It’s time to rock the boat and demolish the strongholds in people’s minds through not only heartfelt, fervent prayer, but through strong, straightforward preaching.

“For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds, casting down imaginations and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ” (2 Cor. 10:4-5).

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THE TUMULTUOUS 2020s: THE CORRUPTION OF AMERICAN CHRISTIANITY AND THE EVIL AGENDA TO DESTROY AMERICA

“Now the Spirit clearly says that in the last times some will depart from the faith and pay attention to seducing spirits and doctrines of devils” (1 Tim. 4:1).

“Preach the word, be ready in season and out of season, reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with all patience and teaching. For the time will come when people will not endure sound doctrine, but they will gather to themselves teachers in accordance with their own desires, having itching ears” (2 Tim. 4:2-3).

A subversive effort by the leftist leaning liberals to infiltrate the Church and turn people away from the real gospel and true doctrine is gaining momentum in this hour. The purpose of this agenda is to sway the church toward a radical political movement and the spread of socialism in our nation.

Its socialist agenda consists of the following buzz words:

Social justice
Environment
Racism
White privilege
Feeding the poor

They will use this terminology to persuade professing Christians into buying their bill of goods. Young people especially are being hoodwinked by these socialists. They will mention these buzzwords without ever mentioning moral biblical issues. Their language is always very nuanced and overt. They use leftist talking points dressed in Christian veneer. Why have they gone after the church?

Because the church is the last bulwark preventing their socialist ideology from becoming a reality. But they are infiltrating the church in subtle ways. They operate through the peace movement, the black lives matter movement, the women’s movement and the labor movement. They infiltrate our sacred institutions that people have considered safe. There are many examples of this.

For instance, World Vision, a once trusted Christian adopting agency for children, has been co-opted into the leftist movement. The progressive left used to hate World Vision because of its Christian conservative stance and charity. Now they love the organization and are becoming partners with it.

The NAE (National Association of Evangelicals) is another example. This organization was led by a full-fledged apostate, who was funded by George Soros, as are many of these secret socialists.

The Roman Catholic Church is the most long-standing example of being connected to the socialist/communist movement. And if you’ll do your research, you’ll find that the current Pope Francis (real name is Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Argentina) is himself a communist.

Along with the Roman Catholic Church, the mainstream Lutheran and Episcopalian Church have been infiltrated by socialist/communistic ideology since the 1920s and 1930s. It’s been subtle but you can see the erosion of pure doctrine in these churches, which is a direct result of the penetration of a global socialist agenda.

What is presently shocking and very disturbing is the heavy penetration of socialism into the evangelical churches over the last few years, including, get this, the Baptist Church. Find that hard to believe?

Socialism has been hidden for decades in our nation but has secretly and quietly advanced until now when many people including Christians are being seduced by it. There are now elected Congressmen in our government who were taught socialism at a young age in schools and universities both here and abroad. These are the progressives who seek to destroy America’s ideals, form of democracy, and way of life. They have dressed up their agenda with Christian rhetoric for many years, but now they are brasher and bolder than they’ve ever been. Trump’s presidency is the biggest reason. He is a huge threat to their plans for a socialist nation.

Who Is George Soros?

Soros is a multi-billionaire hard core socialist who has had connections with Russia and Hungary for many decades, since World War II. In recent times, he has contributed over $18 billion into the socialist/communist movement in America. His motivation is to bring down our democratic system and godly constitution by flooding the church with socialist propaganda. For example, he and his minions use amnesty for illegal immigrants as a hot button issue to bring division in our nation. Soros is a globalist and wants a borderless socialist world where America is just one small province of a greater United Nations world super state. This man’s evil agenda needs to be fully exposed and resisted.

Of course, any serious Christian would say that they want nothing to do with Soros, but what they don’t understand is that he uses people that we know and trust to subvert and co-opt us into his socialist agenda and movement. For this reason, many of our largest Christian institutions have been infiltrated with leftist propaganda.

As another example, Tim Keller who formed the Gospel Coalition, has been co-opted by the left to alter doctrine and create new voters for the left. A majority of black Americans as well as a good number of Hispanics and whites have swallowed their agenda hook, line and sinker.

When socialism/communism began to infiltrate churches, they preached their ideology with a little Christian veneer, and many saw through their agenda and left. But now they preach 80-90 percent Christianity and add a little of the other. They push for social justice, promote the war against global warming, the ending of white privilege, the push for illegal immigration and catering to refugees from overseas. What many Christians don’t realize is that these programs are all left wing socialist/communist programs. You are getting 80-90 percent Christian content with a little poisonous socialist/communist doctrine thrown in.

The most effective lie is the one with the most truth in it. There’s an old Arab proverb that says, “Every liar tells the truth.”

There was a famous Marxist school that was established in America in the 1930s by Communist Marxist refugees. It was these refugees who started the cultural and sexual revolution of the 1960s and 70s. What is happening now is that their movement has grown and their ideology has spread to universities and now in the churches.

Christians need great discernment in this day and hour. Many are falling for these Marxist programs that have nothing to do with the gospel and they are subtly being moved to the left. These voters will end up destroying the America we’ve always known and loved unless the church wakes up and rises up to an uncompromisingly righteous position of strength. Christians who actually apply their faith to politics are the great final barrier to this corrupt socialist/communist agenda. This is why they are now being targeted.

The video is an introduction to a documentary movie concerning this takeover of America (Enemies Within The Church). Its release is due sometime in 2019. I believe very strongly in this documentary movie. Please pray for it, support it financially, and share it. The revelations and findings in this movie are going to shock the church and the world. I believe it could spark the radical, moral, and cultural revolution we so desperately need in our day.

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THE TUMULTUOUS 2020s: THE COUNTER CULTURE CHURCH CANNOT CO-EXIST (Part 4)

In spite of church growth-ism in America … in spite of the greatest number of megachurches in our history … in spite of many seemingly successful Christian enterprises…in spite of pastors boasting of their supposed impact … we are experiencing the most rapid moral decline in America’s history.

Atheism and heathenism have accelerated. Our public school system and universities are mass producing socialists, communists and those with an aggressive anti-Christ agenda. And get this: Nearly half of all Millennial Christians now believe evangelism is wrong. Hard to believe that one, but those Barna surveys are fairly accurate.

Driven by a lust for popularity, position and power, many church pastors and leaders have wantonly turned a deaf ear to this national disaster that has dismantled faith and morality in America. It is a terrible thing to think that much of what we call “Christianity” in our land has become a system void of the reality and power that marked its earliest beginnings. In a majority of our churches, tradition, formality, entertainment and social justice have actually made their version of “Christianity” perhaps the greatest enemy of the cause of Christ—a bastion of order, technique, form, and philosophy that has ironically served to immunize us against the real Christ and the real gospel. Probably the worst of it is that we’ve become a consumer-driven and image-based enterprise that has left off the real demands of Christ and the call to genuine discipleship that makes us all fishers of men.

Listen to the words of Eugene Peterson:

“A huge religious marketplace has been set up in North America to meet the needs and fantasies of people just like us. There are conferences and gatherings custom-designed to give us what we need. Books and videos and seminars promise to let us in on the Christian “secret” of whatever we feel is lacking in our life: Financial security, well-behaved children, weight loss, exotic sex, travel to holy sites, exciting worship and celebrity teachers. The people who promote these goods and services all smile a lot and are good looking.

“We have become consumers of packaged spiritualities. This is idolatry. We never think of using this term for it, since everything we are buying or paying for is defined by the adjective “Christian.” But idolatry it is nevertheless: God packaged as a product; God depersonalized and made available as a technique or program. The Christian market in idols has never been more brisk or lucrative.”

HERE’S THE GOOD NEWS

As men and women, young and old, are becoming more and more dissatisfied with the systems of this world and of the American gospel enterprise version of Christianity, we are now seeing a remnant of true God seekers who actually pray and fast, and are passionate lovers of Jesus who will not compromise the gospel and resort to slick marketing to draw the attention of society. They are preaching the offense of the cross of Christ, not with enticing words of man’s speech but in demonstration of the Spirit and power of God. They are trusting the Holy Spirit to direct and build the church. We are now seeing a growing number of these messengers and God-men on the scene, and more are coming. It is a countercultural Christianity that will be contagious and spread like wildfire among those who long for real meaning and purpose in life. These are the Jesus people, the Jesus lovers.

This will result in a collision with consumerism Christianity that’s based on compromise and flows with the culture. There will be a mass exodus from so called “progressive” and “seeker-friendly” churches, and a great harvest of prodigals and false converts will be restored and genuinely converted. It will upset the religious crowd and much of our humanistic American culture. The two shall no longer coexist. There will be uprisings. There could even be riots. There will be increased persecution of the righteous. But there will also be revivals and explosions of zeal witnessed in fiery new converts.

Everything that can be shaken will be shaken. It’s not too late. In fact, it’s just beginning.

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THE TUMULTUOUS 2020s: THE CHURCH MUST FIND THE RADICAL MIDDLE

I’ve often wondered how some groups of people can live a lie so full of zeal, devotion, and commitment while many in the church live the truth so poorly, purposeless, and with little zeal and commitment.

For example, terrorist groups’ commitment to a dark and violent cause is often so much greater than the church’s commitment to the truth. They are the product of a message and a mandate that inspires such passion in them, while our gospel produces passivity and powerlessness and a general lack of zeal and commitment.

Why does their message produce radical disciples for their counterfeit cause while ours falls so short for the greatest cause ever known to humanity?

Could it be that we are preaching the wrong kind of gospel, thus producing the wrong kind of convert?

Here are the two kinds of gospel I hear in the West:

1. Accept Jesus and go to heaven when you die.

Although true, this gospel falls desperately short of producing passion, whole-hearted commitment and radicality in its converts.

2. Come to Jesus and be like Him and make the world a better place.

This gospel especially appeals to the younger generation as many of them have a passion for making the world a better place through promoting and supporting good causes and being engaged in social activism. They idolize globalism while many on the conservative right idolize nationalism. I love America, and I, too been guilty of idolizing nationalism and putting too much confidence in the political process myself.

The Lord Jesus Christ is not in either group. He is not a globalist or a nationalist. He is not Republican or Democrat. He is not conservative or liberal. He is not a Protestant or a Catholic. Jesus lives in the radical middle.

RIGHT WING, LEFT WING, AND OR THE RADICAL MIDDLE

In Jesus’ day, the Pharisees were the conservatives and the Sadducees were the liberals, and they constantly challenged Him to take sides, but He never did. He never responded to implied questions or suggestions such as, “Are you for us or against us?” or “Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?” Such are the political talking points many believers often argue today on social media.

As we soon head to another presidential election season, is our hope being placed too much on the political process to bring forth righteousness, truth, and morality in our nation? Are we sitting at Caesar’s table to gain influence in affecting laws that will bring the kingdom of God to the earth?

Not only did Jesus walk in the radical middle, but in days of old, Israel’s call was to be the same. In the midst of a dark world and the various political perspectives of that day, Israel was to be a light among the nations for all to see. They were to provide a better hope and a better place for the manifestation of God’s glory for people to find fulfillment in.

Such is the highest purpose of the church today. Through the directives in the New Testament, we are to be a place of love, power, morality, truth, justice and equality. We are to be that city set on a hill who exemplify the higher ways of the kingdom of God. We are to set the example of how to live in love, peace, and unity among one another and manifest the glory and power of God.

And as we fulfill this purpose, we become the people of the radical middle, who position ourselves to not only be the conscience of the nation(s)—but a powerful prophetic voice and living testimony to all.

Our kingdom cry should be far greater than our nationalistic cry. This will only be so when we find the radical middle. More than making America great again, our high calling is to make the church great again by fulfilling kingdom purposes.

“Now when Joshua was by Jericho, he looked up and saw a man standing in front of him. In His hand was His drawn sword. Joshua went to Him and said, ‘Are You for us or for our enemies?’

“He said, ‘Neither, for I am the commander of the army of the Lord. Now I have come'” (Josh. 5:13-14).

Let us not take sides, but let us move according to the Lord’s command. The Lord will always stand for righteousness and justice for such is the foundation of His character and throne (Ps. 97:2).

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