Yes, Israel Politics and Dispensationalism! Somehow politics always comes into this.
There are two main areas which get people worked up regarding dispensationalism. One is the pretribulational rapture and the other is Israel. And they often go hand in hand. If you don't like the pretrib rapture you cite John Darby and the 19th century in order to invalidate it. If you don't like the dispensationalist view of Israel you cite John Darby and the 19th century.
Christian churches are beginning to seriously rethink their security arrangements and assess how best to protect worshipers without distracting them or making them feel tense and unsafe during services after it was revealed an ISIS supporter was planning to shoot up a Detroit Megachurch.
How could a man used of God as was Martin Luther come to such a conclusion about the Jews? It is written that later in his life, Luther was convinced that he was called of God to save the Jews. When his efforts failed, he became enraged. In one night, in response to his anti-Semitic sermon, synagogues were burned to the ground and over 2000 Jews were slaughtered. Martin Luther was used by God in a mighty way in the Great Reformation, but alas he was merely a man.
A new survey from YouGov finds that millennials have more favorable views of socialism than of capitalism.
As Santayana said, those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it. Less than two decades after socialism seemed to have been confined to the dust-heap of history, another generation may have to learn hard lessons.
Dubbed 'super confessors', for one year only they can absolve sins usually only pardoned by the pope himself.
And on Wednesday over 1,000 of these "missionaries of mercy", handpicked by Pope Francis, were sent forth to win back the hearts of those who have left the Catholic Church and open the door to repentant sinners across the world.
Many up and coming evangelical leaders pride themselves on eschewing politics. They look on the religious right of the eighties and nineties with disdain and that generation's near covetous relationship with access and power and the new evangelicals have decided to go the opposite direction.
For most of them, instead of finding some moderate balance, they have overcorrected in the opposite direction and are just as sinful in their pride of eschewing politics as their predecessors were for coveting earthly power at the expense of advancing the kingdom.
I would assert that these young, emerging voters are in love with an idea they think is tailor-made for their generation ... Socialism. Sadly, they do not know the historical significance of what that system has done in the world, nor do they realize how it will actually impact them. They only know that it promises to unburden them from an alarming financial future.
A former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency under the Obama administration says Hillary Clinton should "step down" from the presidential race to clear the way for the probe of her private email server by the FBI.
The Daily Caller News Foundation reports in an exclusive interview that Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn (USA-Ret.) thinks the former secretary of state – "for the good of the country" – should quit her run for president and "let this FBI investigation play out."
""We saw this mass migration, this people movement, which is a historic people movement of Muslims from Islamic nations tending to be the most radicalized nations -- from those nations into nations that are known as Western Christendom," said Rep. Bachmann during a Feb. 6 interview on the Understanding The Times with Jan Markell radio program.