The Pastor and the Persecuted Christians

by Dr. Keith Wiebe ***Note: This article was originally published by the Christian Post HERE. Many Christians, especially those living under the severe religious restrictions experienced by 75 percent of the world’s population, are being persecuted today because of their faith in Jesus Christ. Yet, most pastors are strangely silent about the suffering of their…

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Author and Researcher George Barna Joins Pastors Conference Call

On February 6, 2018, author, speaker and social science researcher George Barna joined the American Pastors Network for a pastors conference call on the topic of “The State of the Church”. Barna presented research from the American Culture and Faith Institute on the latest findings across the nation on topics of faith,  morality, biblical worldview,…

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Jesus Came to Save the World — Including Those in Silicon Valley

Where’s the outrage over the lack of moral standards among those who drive so many technology developments in this country? The recent revelation in the teaser chapter of Emily Chang’s forthcoming book in Vanity Fair about the drug-fueled secret sex parties in Silicon Valley should come as no surprise. It’s just another symptom of godlessness…

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Courageous Decision Brings Major National Kickback!

Since the NC General Assembly enacted and Governor Pat McCrory signed legislation last week overturning Charlotte’s “bathroom ordinance” and prohibiting all other city councils in the state from enacting similar policies, it has been open season on McCrory, the legislature, and the state. Several governors from across the nation have refused to allow their state…

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Chicken or Egg/Truth or Love…Which is Most Important?

On November 14th, an event of immeasurable consequence and tragedy took place in Washington, DC.  It is one about which I’ve already commented, but from which I cannot free my mind. Muslims gathered in a Protestant church building to celebrate the oneness that is supposedly shared by all faiths. Repeatedly, the false claim was made…

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Tolerance, Accomodation, Embrace-Islam and Theological Error On The March

In what can only be described as an act of defiance against Christianity and a naively dangerous move, the National Cathedral in Washington, DC this past Friday hosted its first EVER Muslim prayer gathering.  Organizers for the event included CAIR (Counsel on American-Islamic Relations), the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), the Muslim Public Affairs…

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Biblical Marriage Falls in NC – Or, Has It?

Yesterday, North Carolina’s Marriage Amendment (called Amendment One), passed by 61% of the residents of the state, was overturned by a district judge from Asheville, NC.  The case on which Judge Max Cogburn (a Barack Obama appointee) ruled is one from Charlotte, NC.  Two other cases, both from Greensboro, NC, are pending.  It was believed…

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Pastors Faced With Epic Decision On Pulpit Speech!

On October 5, ADF (Alliance Defending Freedom–a 2,000 attorney strong organization) will conduct its seventh annual “Pulpit Freedom Sunday” initiative.  Begun in 2008, the “Pulpit Freedom” initiative encourages pastors to speak freely and forcefully, from their pulpit, regarding the political issues of the day–including qualifications for political leadership, the Scriptures teaching on such volatile issues…

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U.S. Supreme Court Puts a Hold on Same-Sex Marriage in VA

Wednesday the U.S. Supreme Court delayed the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling striking down the Virgina same-sex marriage ban. Because North Carolina falls under the jurisdiction of the Fourth Circuit Court, their ruling foretells what they might do on cases that challenge the constitutionality of our Marriage Amendment. We strongly believe that the 10th…

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