We cannot fix something until we know it is broken. And according to the latest Barna research, the American Church is in dire need of repentance, repair, and revival. This time, the study focus is on Christian pastors, their philosophy and worldview. It’s common sense and only natural to expect your church leaders to have […]
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Be Watchful, Knowing the Time! (sermon video & notes)
Sermon by David Fiorazo, Sunday June 27, 2021 – Rough Transcript I hope to convey a much-needed sense of urgency for the body of Christ today. First, you’re going to need these verses to come back to later: Proverbs 3:25-26 states: Do not be afraid of sudden danger, Nor of trouble from the wicked when it […]
How Did We Get Here? A Bible Lesson for America
Blessed are those who hear the word of God and keep it. Luke 11:28 For no man can lay a foundation other than the one which is laid, which is Jesus Christ. 1 Corinthians 3:11 If the foundations are destroyed what can the righteous do? Psalm 11:3 We are warned in Scripture to guard against apathy, […]
How Do ‘Good’ or Rich People Enter the Kingdom of Heaven?
What must I do to be saved? There is no better question or a more important one that could be asked. [Sermon notes, study on MATTHEW 19:16-30, Freedom Fellowship Church, Kaukauna, WI] Jesus Counsels a Rich Man Matthew 19:16-17 – What good thing shall I do to inherit eternal life: This question demonstrates that this […]
Joel Osteen and Deceptive Prosperity Preaching
When one of the most popular Christian leaders in America focuses more on self-improvement, personal finances, and positive thinking than on the essential doctrines of the faith such as repentance from sin, sanctification, and the atoning work of Jesus Christ, there’s a problem. The prosperity gospel preached by men such as Joel Osteen has been […]
What’s Happening To Our Heritage?
“Being thus arrived in a good harbor and brought safe to land, they fell upon their knees and blessed the God of heaven, who had brought them over the vast and furious ocean, and delivered them from all the perils and miseries thereof, againe to set their feete on the firme and stable earth … […]
The Cost of Our Silence: Full Introduction
America has over 300,000 churches, but few would contest that our Christian influence is decreasing as the nation becomes more secularized. Our biblical values are no longer being consistently demonstrated and promoted and therefore, do not translate out from behind church walls and into culture. Why are there so few speaking up for Jesus Christ […]
There is a Cost to Our Silence
What are the consequences when Christians back out of culture and take the path of least resistance? We have much less influence on morality for one thing. Because of this, many of us no longer recognize America as the once shining city on a hill, but what can we do about it now? It is […]