Shane Idleman is the founder and lead pastor of Westside Christian Fellowship in Lancaster, California, just North of Los Angeles. Shane's sermons, articles, books, and radio program can all be found at shaneidleman.com or wcfav.org. He is the author of Feasting & Fasting, If My People, Desperate for More of God, and Help! I'm Addicted. Follow him on Facebook at: facebook.com/confusedchurch. You can also follow Pastor Shane on the new free speech platform Parler https://parler.com/profile/ShaneIdleman/posts.
Often, God plants us in the center of the storm. God often gets his people to a spot of desperation so they cry out to Him.
But some current and former members of the evangelical community have turned to the Democrats, espousing more progressive beliefs.”
The main question for me was: How does our government address a legitimate issue, show compassion, and administer justice while guarding the American public.
When I talk about purity and abstinence, I'm labeled legalistic. When I talk about defending babies, I'm labeled as being against women.
The title above may be shocking and disheartening to many of us, but it's a reality check on what could happen.
When my op-ed, “How Can You Follow Jesus and Support Trump” went viral, many of the negative emails came from folks who asked similar questions, and the one that topped the list was “How can you support a man who always lies?
Some say, “How can you follow Jesus and Donald Trump?” We are not following a man, we are shaping a movement.
How can pastor Stanley find it “easy to stay away from the topic of politics in church,” but I find it extremely difficult? In my opinion, failure to recognize diverse gifts may explain why many people are divided on the issue of religion and politics.
I will never forget the look of disappointment and confusion that flashed across her face. It seemed to cry, “Wait! What did you say? Dad, are you kidding?
Intermittent fasting is not a fad; it aligns with how God designed us for seasons of feast and seasons of famine using fat as fuel during famine.