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Billy Graham: Rise in Secularism a Sign We are Living in 'Last Days'
July 11, 2017 - In response to a reader's question about why many people are drifting away from religion, Billy Graham said
that this trend reminds him of a Bible prophecy about the "Last Days."
'People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful ...
lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God' (2 Timothy 3:2,4).
Graham and his evangelist children (Franklin Graham and Anne Graham Lotz) join Greg Laurie and many others who are hoping for a great spiritual awakening.
'If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then
I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.' (2nd Chronicles 7:14)
- Source: Leah Marieann Klett - Gospel Herald
Millennials poised to uproot their parents' right and wrong - OneNewsNow
Growing Number of Americans Love Jesus but Don't Go to Church, Barna Finds
Apr. 2, 2017 - Acording to a new survey by George Barna, one-tehth of the population identifies themselves as Christians...
... who strongly agree that their religious faith is very important in their life, but are "dechurched," meaning
they have attended church in the past, but haven't done so in the last six months or more
- Source: Christian Post
Beware of false comfort in 'The Shack,' warns scholar
Mar. 21, 2017 - Dr. James De Young, a professor of New Testament language and literature at Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon,
warns that the book and the movie "The Shack" teaches the false doctrine known as universal reconciliation.
De Young said universalists believe everyone will ultimately come to God through Jesus Christ and go to heaven,
and if they don’t accept Jesus before they die, they will do so after they die.
- Source: WND
Barna detects dangerous breach in the wall
Mar, 17, 2017 - Pollster George Barna reveals that only four percent of America's more than 75 million Millennials have a biblical worldview.
Polls show that only 4% of Millennials, those reaching young adulthood around the year 2000 and later, have a biblical worldview. Barna says:
"It's important that Christian families have worldview conversations – early and often – because "the worldview that you have at the age 13
is essentially the worldview that you die with."
Unfortunately, the parents of Millennials may not have a biblical worldview either, so grandparents may need to lead those conversations.
- Source: OneNewsNow
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