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.
Complaints prompted calls to the Los Angeles County Health Department. We were told that we cannot sing, even if we are six feet apart, but that they would consider allowing singing if we double our social distance and wear masks the entire service.
I just had the privilege to hear from Jack Hibbs, Paula White, Jentezen Franklin, Bishop Harry Jackson, Charlie Kirk and others at Evangelicals for Trump in Las Vegas. Here are some key takeaways from the event.
We are to discern truth from error, light from darkness, and right from wrong, but not all leaders in revival movements are false and misleading.
"What’s going on in California?” is the question that has been asked of me a lot this month. Revival is our only hope, and repentance is the true mark of genuine revival.
Trump is not using us, if anything, we are using him (and I mean that in the right way).
Be careful in labeling people too quickly. The false prophet will draw clear lines in the sand; those struggling just need biblical direction.
Many who support their children’s same-sex attraction often say, “I don’t think scripture ‘clearly’ states much of anything regarding this issue.”
We must stop walking on the eggshells of political correctness, and stop seeking collective redemption from the world.
Did you catch that? Nearly 72 percent of churches don’t look to the Bible as their final source of authority and direction.
Throughout biblical history, God has used broken, flawed leaders. Aside from Christ, is there another kind?