By Dr. Ronnie Floyd This article originally appeared at Dr. Floyd’s blog and is used by permission. As a local church pastor and leader, I stand amazed, but also burdened over the ongoing attacks that are aimed at what I call “religious straw men.” The term “fighting a straw man” is used when one states a […]
Remember, the Church is not yours. It belongs to Jesus Christ. It is His Body, not yours. Too many men assume the pastorate of a church and walk in as if they are a god, demanding that everyone follow their every dictate or else they are being disobedient to God.
If our secular definition of success gets in the way then many men will never be happy with where they are and they will also be ready to leave and go somewhere else when things get tough.
Moore and the ERLC have rightly reminded us at times of the sovereignty of God over our culture. I tend to agree. Thus, even if Trump loses and Clinton wins, we can and do know God has not abandoned His throne. I offer an unequivocal AMEN!
And the divide is not over Trump per se. Rather it’s over the ceaseless, imprudent and sub-Christian way the ERLC has deliberately questioned the faith and integrity of evangelicals who believed it was their civic and moral duty, based upon what they knew of the only two viable presidential candidates, to do everything in their power from handing over the country’s future to Hillary Rodham Clinton.