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Preaching at Gosnell Trial

May 14th, 2013 | By admin

Jeff Rose from JeremiahCry Ministries preaching on the day of the Kermit Gosnell Verdict.

The Destructive Influence of Pietism in American Society

January 8th, 2013 | By admin

This is a great article by By Pastor Matt Trewhella, Founder of Missionaries To The Pre-born
(MissionariesToThePreborn.com)
   

Many in American Christianity like to use great swelling words about revival – “a national revival” – as being the only means whereby the ills of our nation will be reversed or cured. But I submit to you that even if there were a great revival in this nation, we would not see any of the change in the hearts of men translated into a change in America’s laws.

The reason there would be no change is because American Christianity is rooted in and wed to pietism. Pietism, as a movement, originated in the late 17th century, and was what some saw as a reaction to the cold orthodoxy that had settled in 150 years after the Reformation started. Pietists viewed Christianity as being prevalent within Western culture, but believed they saw little of it evident in people’s personal lives. Read full article