Sunday, September 19, 2010

America: A Nation at War with God

"As the church goes, so goes the nation; as the pastor goes, so goes the church. What we have in America is a preacher problem."

-- From "Pastors taken to task for political apathy" by Drew Zahn © 2010 WorldNetDaily 9/16/10

. . . Rick Scarborough, president of Vision America . . . a former Southern Baptist minister, told the audience his story of recognizing the need for pastors to snap out of political complacency and get involved in the cultural war for the soul of the nation.

He had attended a sexual education presentation at his daughter's high school in the 1990s, only to discover a message of sexual license and perversity that shocked him. When he brought a transcript of the presentation to his church, the building was filled with people equally stunned.

Shortly thereafter, Scarborough explained at [the conference] "Taking America Back," he began to free his congregation from excessive church responsibilities to take up civic duties. Members of his church were elected to the school board and city council and began to reassert Christian values in the public arena.

"We just got the people in the churches to stand up and do what they ought to be doing," Scarborough said.

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