It’s an election cycle again in the United States and Christians are being called upon once again to choose whether capitalism or socialism is more “biblical.” As followers of Jesus how should we view these two options?
Though it is often overlooked, racial tension is present throughout the book of Acts and had serious implications for the development of the church. This message introduces the issue of racial tension by examining the history of racial tension in the first century church and how it applies in our generation.
It is important to recognize the season a nation is in. Pride assumes that God is always seeking to elevate a people or a nation. Humility assumes that God wants a people to primarily seek to be a benefit to others. The question of whether we are primarily characterized by humility or pride is one of the primary ways we can discern the season in our nation.
Though radical Islam threatens western culture, western culture seems unable to truly recognize the threat of radical Islam. It is important to understand why – acknowledging the root of evil in radical Islam actually challenges the fundamental premise of modern western culture.