The Christian Post:
By Ryan Foley, Christian Post Reporter
As the U.S. Senate voted to pass a $1.2 trillion infrastructure package Tuesday that appears to have attracted a degree of bipartisan support, some conservatives are warning about some controversial aspects of the bill, which some argue have little to do with infrastructure.
Nineteen Republican senators — nearly a third of Senate Republicans — voted with all Senate Democrats to pass the infrastructure package.
However, not all GOP senators share their colleagues’ enthusiasm for the package, which is described as a bill “to authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes.”
Gender identity, marijuana and breathalyzers: 3 unexpected items in the infrastructure bill
Get to work Church! Its way past time to carry out THE GREAT COMMISSION in your community! We have been saying that for years here at FGGAM. Our ministry is all about sharing God’s Word out on the road, in the streets, all over! We have to go meet people where they are at, most people are not going to walk through your doors. We have to build bridges of trust and love with people. How many baptisims has your Church performned this year? How is your Church bearing fruit in your community? We are not called to build kingdoms to serve ourselves, we are to go out and carry out THE GREAT COMMISSION and increase the Kingdom of God! What you need to know about THE GREAT COMMISSION Much of the Church in America loves to preach to the choir. We need to hit the streets. I always think that we will be surprised by some of the questions that JESUS asks us when we get to heaven. I do not think he will ask about how large your church was or about the cosmetics.
The Kingdom of God is About Bearing Fruit! Are You?
The Christian Post:
By Michael Gryboski, Christian Post Reporter
Fewer than 10% of Generation Z youth say they’re committed to reading the Bible regularly, according to a survey that was part of a newly released report by the American Bible Society.
In their “State of the Bible – USA 2021” report released Tuesday, ABS concluded that Gen Z, defined as being between ages 9 and 24, have a “precarious relationship with the Bible.”
Researchers polled individuals as young as 15 and split the generation between “Gen Z youth,” aged 15-17, to separate them from “Gen Z adults,” aged 18 to 24.
Only 9% of Gen Z youth are ‘Bible centered’: survey
Editors Note: Billy Graham’s answer is what we attempt to do everyday for JESUS here at FGGAM, it is like our mission statement. Pictured above is FGGAM Founder Pastor Dewey Moede.
Aug 12, 2021
|From the writings of the Rev. Billy GrahamQ: The culture wars are destroying our homes, our schools, and even our places of worship. Why does today’s culture seem okay with fighting everything good while the same people condemn Christians for fighting everything that is bad, namely sin? Are we wrong for taking such stands? – F.S.A: Christians understand that the world is embroiled in the great battle between right and wrong, just as the Bible says. “Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; who put darkness for light, and light for darkness” (Isaiah 5:20).
Christian responsibility is to speak truth in the midst of an unbelieving world. When God’s people speak the truth from Scripture, it does offend. Some Christians may do this in the wrong spirit, but God’s truth remains and God Himself will fight our battles. But this does not mean that Christians are to be silent when society assaults the Word of God. We must take a stand in light of truth – God’s truth.
It is important to understand that “we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places” (Ephesians 6:12).
The battles on Earth are far less than what is taking place in the heavenly realm known to God. But on Earth, He empowers His people to be strong and to put on the armor of God. We need to take up the shield of faith and stand on Biblical truth and be the light of Christ that shines through the darkness of a sin-sick world.
Just as the American military fight to protect the nation’s freedoms, God’s people ought to fight for His truth because it is the only hope that mankind has to live in freedom for eternity.
(This column is based on the words and writings of the late Rev. Billy Graham.)
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