Posts with the tag “politics”

Politics: The New Religion
October 23rd, 2020
IntroductionWhile elections are important and Christians ought to be good stewards with their citizenship, being educated on the candidates and propositions, then voting with Biblical values, we mustn...  Read More
by Lance Ralston
When Do We Say, "Enough"?
April 20th, 2020
We need to take a closer look at what Paul says in Romans 13 and the way the Church has historically understood it before appealing to it as justification for complying with the stay-at-home orders an...  Read More
by Lance Ralston
A Secular Religion
August 29th, 2019
Politics has become the religion of a growing segment of the population.The most rapidly growing demographic in America’s religious landscape is “Nones”; people who identify as holding no religious fa...  Read More
by Lance Ralston
Why I’m NOT Participating in the October 7 – “Pulpit Freedom Sunday Campaign”
September 20th, 2012
In the thirty years I’ve been pastor at Calvary Chapel Oxnard there have been many national and regional campaigns to recruit local churches to join some cause, to devote their pulpits for a Sunday or...  Read More
by Lance Ralston
And Now It Comes...
July 7th, 2012
Over the past few months at Calvary Chapel Oxnard where I am a pastor, we’ve been looking at Revival in the Bible and history. We spent the month of June in our mid-week service praying for revival. W...  Read More
by Lance Ralston
June 29th, 2012
A friend sent me a fb message yesterday w/a needed word of caution about my posts yesterday. They were sarcastic; prompted by anger at the Supreme Court decision on the healthcare bill. I need & want ...  Read More
by Lance Ralston
The Day Will Come...
June 1st, 2012
Dred Scott.A reference to a now infamous Supreme Court case that declared the African slave known as Dred Scott was the property of his master. Not a person, not someone the law recognized as possessi...  Read More
by Lance Ralston
Why I Am a Single Issue Voter
December 20th, 2010
Over twenty years ago, I was in a discussion with someone about an upcoming election. Then, as now, there was the feeling among many the election was a turning point, a defining moment when the future...  Read More
by Lance Ralston