Tag: Theology

The Church in America Today and Tomorrow

40931612-christian-music-concert-with-raised-handThe Pew Center did a massive survey in May 2015, generating many statistics, in general concluding that evangelical churches were growing while others were declining.  Also, within Evangelical churches “non-denominational” churches were growing significantly.  American society as represented in the media is in decline morally and spiritually, aided by liberal judges in the Supreme Court and in the other two branches of Government.  This should come as no surprise, unless it is about the speed with which American society is transforming. What does this mean to those comprising the church in America? What lies ahead given such circumstances?  What is happening in the American church irrespective of statistics of population?

The church, the…

Praying Without Ceasing

pray-without-ceasingI Thessalonians 5:17 reminds us that we are to “pray without ceasing”.  But how is this to be accomplished as we go along in our daily lives? The great confederate general and devout christian Stonewall Jackson once explained how he implemented this in his life after a friend complained about the difficulty of obeying this scriptural command.  Jackson insisted that one could so accustom themselves to prayer, that it could easily be obeyed in a christian’s daily life as follows:

“When we take our meals…