Christianity’s failure to be a practical religion in the past 150 years or more has meant the success of a perverted and twisted secularism and an advancing militant Islam that are doing incalculable harm at home and abroad. Humanism and Islam have gained the upper hand by default. The rejection of any type of this-worldly application of the Bible has resulted in the proliferation of a man-centered worldview that has steadily drained the life out of our world and left behind a spiritual vacuum.

Christians must understand that their faith is rooted in all the Bible which contains highly specific political, economic, judicial, and social precepts that give guidance to all of life. The fact that such ideals exist as an intrinsic part of Christianity can go a long way toward establishing the credibility of the Christian faith in these areas.

Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths

Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths

Too many Christians believe that the Bible is irrelevant this side of heaven. While the homosexual community, which makes up about 1% of our population, exercises tremendous impact on our culture and laws, Christians, who make up about 35% of the population, have voluntarily abandoned the culture war, electing to hide the gospel under a bushel instead.

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On today’s podcast, Gary discusses politics and the Christian response. Many object to getting involved in politics because it’s a “dirty business.” Yes it is, which is exactly why Christians need to be involved. Dirt (sin) is a fact of life in a fallen world, but leaving it accumulate by ignoring it is not the biblical solution. In Chapter 8 of Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths, Gary discusses this and much more about Christians and dirty jobs.

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