Monthly Archives: June 2013
This week my heart is burdened down with the onslaught of evil that has come down through legislation and court rulings. What’s equally burdensome is to watch this onslaught happen in Springfield, MO. The Mayor and his council are ready to legislatively strike a deathblow to the Church of Springfield and I haven’t heard a peep from the Church. Once this “Sexual orientation and gender identity” ordinance passes, we can say with certainty that the Church in Springfield is effectively dead. If the Church doesn’t stand up then who will? As I watch this great nation disintegrate, I can’t escape the fact that it’s because the Church has busied herself with programs, projects and things that don’t matter one bit as it relates to the battles that God and Satan are currently locked in. Alex de Tocqueville concluded that America was great because of her Churches. There is no question that it was the influence of the Church that’s at the source of the greatness of Western Civilization and America. Therefore, make no mistake that if America becomes rotten, it will be due to the fact that her Churches have lost their way. There is a saying that says, “As the Church goes, so goes the culture.” If we can tolerate institutional sin through legislation, we will eventually have to tolerate it in our Churches.
For over seven years the Mayor and his ilk have been planning to imprison the Church within its four walls. Therefore, make no mistake about it; this will happen if the pastors of Springfield refuse to lead their congregations in regards to the issues of the day; as if God doesn’t have an opinion.
In the Community Free Press in the August 7-21 publication, “A. J. Brockelman, executive director of PROMO, said he sees a strong fight within the Republican Party in Jefferson City on many moderate issues, including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LBGT) issues. “ This is a battleground” (speaking of Springfield, MO),” he said, “Many Continue reading