David Lane has just posted his latest blog entry and you've asked us to inform you.
Email not displaying correct? view in browser
Renewing America, with David Lane
Monday, April 15, 2019
When Christians Disengaged Culture, the Antichrist Spirit Stepped In
Elijah's servant saw
Elijah's servant saw "a small cloud as small as a man's hand rising from the sea" (1 Kings 18:44). He was hopeful of great things to happen. And so should we be. (Photo by Carlos Hernández on Unsplash)
America is besieged by the opposing but cohabiting forces of human secularism, political correctness and multiculturalism. "Western culture that at first drifted and is now rushing headlong into apostasy from the Triune God" is a direct result of the vacuum created as American Christendom relinquished the town square (P. Andrew Sandlin, Foreword to The Mission of God). The disengagement from the culture by Christians left a void in America that is now being filled by everything anti-Christ.

Decisions have consequences. The gathering storm engendered by Baby Boomers and passed on to the Millennial and Gen Z generations to sort out will come down hard on the weak-kneed and lily-livered.

What Christian minister and cultural theologian P. Andrew Sandlin styled "Sunday go-to-meetin' Christianity" has been the prevailing attitude over the last century. Making no demands on the culture, this attitude exposed "the entire West to the risk of a grave cultural and political crisis, and perhaps to a collapse of civilization" (Marcello Pera, Why We Should Call Ourselves Christians: The Religious Roots of Free Societies).

The last two generations of Americans handed down this attitude to their children and their children's children.

To illustrate, corporate America became in 2015 the biggest promoters of same-sex intercourse and marriage. More than 350 companies, "including Apple, AT&T, Staples and Target filed amicus curiae briefs urging the Supreme Court to strike down same-sex marriage bans."

Yet citizens in 30 states had passed amendments opposing same-sex marriage, often by wide margins as the vote outcomes below show:
  • Alabama - 81% to 19% against [same-sex marriage].

  • Alaska - 68% to 32% against.

  • Arizona - 56% to 44% against.

  • Arkansas - 75% to 25% against.

  • California - 52% to 48% against.

  • Colorado - 56% to 44% against.

  • Florida - 62% to 38% against.

  • Georgia - 76% to 24% against.

  • Hawaii - 71% to 29% against.

  • Idaho - 63% to 37% against.

  • Kansas - 70% to 30% against.

  • Kentucky - 75% to 25% against.

  • Louisiana - 78% to 22% against.

  • Michigan - 59% to 41% against.

  • Minnesota - 53% to 47% in favor.

  • Mississippi - 86% to 14% against.

  • Missouri - 71% to 29% against.

  • Montana - 67% to 33% against.

  • Nebraska - 70% to 30% against.

  • Nevada - 67% to 33% against.

  • North Carolina - 61% to 39% against.

  • North Dakota - 73% to 27% against.

  • Ohio - 62% to 38% against.

  • Oklahoma - 76% to 24% against.

  • Oregon - 57% to 43% against.

  • South Carolina - 78% to 22% against.

  • South Dakota - 52% to 48% against.

  • Tennessee - 81% to 19% against.

  • Texas - 76% to 24% against.

  • Utah - 66% to 34% against.

  • Virginia - 57% to 43% against.

  • Wisconsin - 59% to 41% against.

read more
Watchman on the Wall
5 Sure Signs the Spirit of Paranoia Is Attacking You
This issue is sweeping the body of Christ.
In the Line of Fire
Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas, shows a board before a Senate Judiciary Constitution Subcommittee.
When Twitter Blocked Mother Teresa
"Here is a tweet that says that 'abortion is profoundly anti-women' and it's a quote from Mother Teresa and this tweet was blocked. Now it's fairly remarkable that Mother Teresa is now deemed hate speech. Do either of you agree with the proposition that Mother Teresa is issuing hate speech?"
The Flaming Herald
3 Portals for Demonic Entry That Are Destroying the US
Now, this one will make people angry.
More from Charisma News
5 More Ways Christians Use God to Excuse Ungodly Behavior
Darren Wilson Is Giving His Films Away for Free
Is This Friday's "Day of Silence" Harmless or Harmful for Your Children?
Jolt of Joy podcast
Jolt of Joy podcast Join Bible teacher and best-selling author, Carol McLeod, for your daily dose of joy from the Word of God. Listen now
Charisma Media
You are receiving this newsletter because you are a Renewing America subscriber. © Copyright 2019 Charisma Media. All Rights Reserved.  |  600 Rinehart Road, Lake Mary, Florida 32746  |  Phone: 407-333-0600