LGBTQIA+ — Why We Can Love But NOT Celebrate

Reflecting on why some celebrate Pride Month, and my appearance on Fox News in debating a pastor who supports homosexuality, I decided to re-release these points: 1. Tolerance is simply putting up with differences, but love embraces regardless of differences. In the...

As Churches Consider Ordaining Female Pastors, We Should Consider These Things

For the last two days, the Southern Baptist Convention has been holding its annual meeting conference to vote on some important issues — and one of the most hot-button items on the agenda is whether to permit women to become pastors. From the SBC to Mainline...

Before Celebrating PRIDE Month, Please Read This

The celebration of Pride Month in our culture has become an opportunity to attack Christianity and say that it is a religion of hate. To say that authentic Christians hate or fear homosexuals or the trans community demonstrates a gross misunderstanding of...

Trump Guilty — What Could God Be Teaching the Church?

We don’t always understand why some things happen, but we know God is sovereign. Putting the blatant inconsistencies of the Left aside, such as if Trump was a Democrat, none of this would be happening, to ignoring the Epstein list and the Biden family criminal...

Self-Defense — What Does the Bible Say?

With recent shootings in public and in churches, the question of self-defense has been coming up lately. But first, let's be clear: What we are seeing today is not a gun problem; it’s a moral problem called sin. Vengeance is Not Self-Defense One Scripture often used...

The Church Needs Conviction, not Candy

Let me state up front that I’m quite aware of my own shortcomings as a pastor. We all struggle with something, but do we humble ourselves, repent, and return to the “power of the Spirit,” or do we continue to quench and grieve the Spirit? The difference is...

The BIG Lesson Learned from the Aftermath of the Missouri Men’s Conference

Watch "Stripper-gate Men’s Conference & Mark Driscoll — What’s Going On?" on YouTube. Hear my thoughts in under four minutes, click here. Let me begin by saying that I know that it’s extremely hard to be a pastor in these times. Toss in the armchair quarterbacks...

Is the Holy Spirit Kicked Out of California?

Special Note: Listen to more on the topic on my podcast Idleman Unplugged A conference is coming to my area of California in October 2024 to discuss how and why the supernatural gifts of the Holy Spirit have ceased. Read 1 Corinthians chapters 12-14 and the book of...

WWTD: What Would Taylor Do? “Swifties & Faith”

Let me start by saying I like Taylor Swift because I like people. Most are aware of her astonishing fame: She is one of the most prominent music celebrities of the 21st century and has millions of devoted followers known as “Swifties.” Additionally, Taylor Swift says...

God Isn’t Done with America, Especially California — Here’s Why

It’s often said, “As California goes, so goes the nation.” This saying usually pertains to bad legislation and horrible trends. But can it also apply to good things? From Billy Graham’s crusades, the Jesus Movement, and Hollywood being started by a church, good soil...

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LGBTQIA+ — Why We Can Love But NOT Celebrate

LGBTQIA+ — Why We Can Love But NOT Celebrate

Reflecting on why some celebrate Pride Month, and my appearance on Fox News in debating a pastor who supports homosexuality, I decided to re-release these points: 1. Tolerance is simply putting up with differences, but love embraces regardless of differences. In the...

Before Celebrating PRIDE Month, Please Read This

Before Celebrating PRIDE Month, Please Read This

The celebration of Pride Month in our culture has become an opportunity to attack Christianity and say that it is a religion of hate. To say that authentic Christians hate or fear homosexuals or the trans community demonstrates a gross misunderstanding of...

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LGBTQIA+ — Why We Can Love But NOT Celebrate

LGBTQIA+ — Why We Can Love But NOT Celebrate

Reflecting on why some celebrate Pride Month, and my appearance on Fox News in debating a pastor who supports homosexuality, I decided to re-release these points: 1. Tolerance is simply putting up with differences, but love embraces regardless of differences. In the...

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Shane Idleman is the founder and lead pastor of Westside Christian Fellowship in Leona Valley, Ca. His sermons, books, articles, and radio program have sparked change in the lives of many.

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