Is The Church In America Losing Its Moral Authority?

Jesus established His church to evangelize to the lost, build strong disciples, and equip believers for the work of the Holy Spirit.  The responsibility of the Church is to represent Christ, shining into a world of darkness, influencing culture for righteousness, and declaring the hope of the gospel.  Instead, at least in America, the church has generally been compromised in several areas and instead of affecting secular culture, she has been infected by it.

To be sure, we are not talking about every church; there are many who stand firm on God’s Word and are actually being what the church is called to be.  But as a whole, the church in America is in spiritual and moral decline, ill-equipped or unprepared to do what Jesus calls it to do.

This morning, Mike and David look at a couple of scandals and false teachings that have infiltrated “American Christianity” as well as what the future might hold if we do not repent and return to the fundamentals of God’s Word.  We focus in on the scandals and controversy rocking The Southern Baptist Convention, the Evangelical Lutheran Church’s compromise on creation and gender, and still another Word Faith Prosperity Preacher who says God has told him to get money from people because he “needs” a private jet.

ARTICLES:

The Wrath of God Poured Out — The Humiliation of the Southern Baptist Convention

Prosperity Gospel Preacher: God Wants Me to Have This $54m Private Jet — and He Wants You to Buy It

Pastor Shares How to Identify a Prosperity Gospel Church

IF YOU MISSED MIKE AND DAVID WITH JAN MARKELL OVER THE WEEKEND, HERE IT IS: