Bethel’s Kris Vallotton is No Different Than Mormon Founder Joseph Smith. Here’s Why…

This post is a look at the Mormon prophet Joseph Smith and some of his false prophecies. In addition this post finds parallels between Joseph Smith and Kris Vallotton of Bethel. Both are false prophets. Smith made false prophecies about the Mormon faith and American history. Vallotton meanwhile made a major false prophecy claiming that Donald Trump will be re-elected in 2020. Then he backtracks, makes an apology and then back tracks again. In the view of this blog if you are going to get involved with Bethel, you might as well get involved in Mormonism. Continue reading

The Coming Fracture of White American Evangelicalism Will Be Over Christian Nationalism and Donald Trump

This is a post that has been on my mind for a while. Recent developments in evangelicalism tell me its the time to compose this post. American evangelicalism is going to fracture into two camps. The cause of the split will be Donald Trump and Christian nationalism. Expect pain, division of churches and families to continue and Christian nationalism to lead to the demise of evangelicalism. Evangelicals are going to have to pick sides, and many will choose wrong and end up on the wrong side of history as many have done already.  Continue reading

Tom Nelson and Nathan Miller From Christ Community Church in the Kansas City Area Offer a Healthy Perspective on Faith and Politics

This is a post that should have been published before the election. However, its still valid now in the view of this blog. Tim Nelson and Nathan Miller from Christ Community Church in the Kansas City and Kansas area have some thoughts about faith and politics that come across as healthy and balanced. Continue reading

Reflecting on Christian Nationalism in Evangelical Christianity and Being Caught Flat Footed in its 2016 Resurgence

This post is a reflection on Christian nationalism from 1999 until 2018. How it evolved over the years before surging in 2016 and catching me flat footed. Christian nationalism is deeply divisive and causes unnecessary conflict.  After coming back to the church it became one of the issues to drive me away from it. Why did Christian nationalism flare up to such an extreme version in 2016? This post attempts to answer that question toward the end. Continue reading

After Criticizing President Trump Jerry Prevo Orders Liberty to Delete John Piper’s Convocation

John Piper and J.D. Greear participated in a convocation at Liberty University that coincided with the 20th anniversary of “Don’t Waste Your Life.” After John Piper criticized evangelical worship of Trumpism as idolatry Jerry Prevo ordered John Piper’s speech deleted off the schools’ website. This post is about censorship at Liberty and the lack of freedom to educate a person with differing points of view. Continue reading