Shane Idleman

Shane Idleman

CP Guest Contributor

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

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  • A Shocking Truth About School Violence

    A Shocking Truth About School Violence

    Like many, I am deeply concerned about school violence. A massive shift has occurred. Talking, chewing gum and making noise were the top three public school problems in the early 1960s. Currently, rape, robbery and assault could lead the list.

  • Should the Church Avoid Politics?

    Should the Church Avoid Politics?

    Before Fox News and CNN, the pulpit was where people acquired their information. Spurgeon preached against slavery. Martin Luther went against the political leaders of that day.

  • Christians Who Don't Speak Out on Politics Are Cowards

    Christians Who Don't Speak Out on Politics Are Cowards

    Where does this "don't get involved" mentality come from? Unfortunately, it comes from men and women who are cowards or who are ignorant to what God's Word says—they stay camped out in the "love verses" but not on the totality of Scripture.

  • Has California Lost Its Mind?

    Has California Lost Its Mind?

    Google "California school district says parents can't pull kids from new LGBT sex ed," and you can read the alarming article for yourself. A "toolkit" that offers kids tips on using sex toys and doing things that cannot be written in this article is one of the controversial aspects, and parents may not be able to opt out. Our arrogance as a state, and as a nation, is appalling.

  • Why Christians Should Practice the Discipline of Fasting

    Why Christians Should Practice the Discipline of Fasting

    Have we forgotten the hidden secret of fasting? I believe that we have. Fasting is challenging because the flesh always wants to negotiate. It says, "Can we meet in the middle? Don't completely remove food; that's too extreme...too hard...too rigid."

  • 4 Ways America, and the Church, Is on the Wrong Track

    4 Ways America, and the Church, Is on the Wrong Track

    The present condition of the church leaves one to wonder if the lack of the fear of the Lord is contributing to her spiritually dead condition.

  • The Pain of Discipline Over Pain of Regret

    The Pain of Discipline Over Pain of Regret

    Nothing feels as good as choosing the pain of discipline over the pain of regret.

  • Is Pride Preventing a Downpour Of God's Spirit In Your Life?

    Is Pride Preventing a Downpour Of God's Spirit In Your Life?

    God does the opening - you prepare the soil. Here's how...

  • Never Interpret Scriptures on Emotions

    Never Interpret Scriptures on Emotions

    Dead formality and the false fire of fanaticism are both Satan's counterfeits.

  • Overcome the Darkness by Turning On the Light

    Overcome the Darkness by Turning On the Light

    The Light appeared to be once and for all extinguished on Calvary 2,000 years ago.