Not long ago, a person asked me in what form I thought that Christian persecution would come to us here in America. I responded that I did not believe it would be explicit, but a subversive attack on conservatives or “Trump supporters” (often used as a cudgel with which to bash “Evangelical” Christians of which about 85% voted for the Donald).
It is this confluence and convergence of politics and religion that has been a Leftist bugaboo for decades. …
With all the accusations of Marxism, Communism, and Socialism being thrown around in our political spheres and media coverage of recent events, I thought it might be important to discuss what is being taught in our universities about Karl Marx.
I not only spent eight years learning about Marx in various sociology and criminal justice courses, but I taught about his ideas and theories in both Sociology 101 and Classical Social Theory every semester for two and a half years.
Marx is one of the “big three” social theorists in sociology. Along with Emile Durkheim (Structural-Functionalism and Positivism) and Max…
POWERFUL ELITES UNITE
The World Economic Forum (WEF) is one of the largest gatherings of “the foremost political, business, cultural and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.”
Just a few of their members include AARP, Apple, New York Times, Open Society Institute (George Soros), Soros Fund Management, and Walmart. There are dozens more, including national banks and other world leaders.
In other words, there are some extremely serious players involved in the WEF.
If you haven’t heard of it, that’s okay. It’s just one of a huge number of summits in which many of the…
THE MILGRAM EXPERIMENT
In 1961, Yale University’s Stanley Milgram began a study on obedience to authority. The study basically worked like this:
1. There were essentially two “confederates” who were in on the experiment — a “learner” and an “experimenter” — and one unknowing participant called a “teacher.”
2. The teacher and learner were introduced and were given instructions by the experiment.
3. The teacher was to ask word association questions of a learner while the experimenter — the only authority figure — was in the room giving instruction and monitoring the experiment.
4. When the learner answered incorrectly, the…
The world is sacrificing freedom for “security” — though how “secure” we will be is up for debate. Human beings are social creatures, but millions are being forced into isolation by government fiat.
We are told that doing so is our sacrifice in order to defeat the COVID-19 pandemic.
We are sacrificing our freedom to buy whatever we want from a local boutique.
We are sacrificing our freedom to meet for coffee inside a Starbucks.
We are sacrificing our freedom to shake hands, stand closer than six feet away from each other, and to meet in large groups.
THE FALLEN ANGELS
After Satan and his angels fell from Heaven (Jude 1:6), they came to Earth and mated with human women. Their offspring were powerful giants. That is to say, they were godlike. The Bible says:
“And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them, 2 That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose. 3 And the Lord said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he…
It took seven months trying to freelance, installing sound systems, renovating a house, and doing every odd job I could find, yet I could not make ends meet.
I sold every item in my house that was not a necessity and would net more than $100.
I lost a car I really enjoyed. I struggled to pay for the vehicle large enough to haul my growing family around. I maxed out credit cards, flirted with having our utilities cut off, and had my credit score nearly cut in half.
Seven months of burning up our savings. Seven months…
There is a persistent myth that a person who does everything the “right” way, will succeed in America. Go to college. Get married. Get a good job. Stay out of trouble. Keep your nose clean. Have some kids. That white picket fence is a sure thing.
This is not reality, and the false belief in the “American Dream” is detrimental.
While it is possible to “pull yourself up by your bootstraps” — a phrase often used by conservatives and social Darwinists who portray an ideal of someone who works hard (and gets a little bit lucky) that can…
The more I hear from leading Democrat presidential hopefuls during the debates and public statements, the surer I am that you absolutely cannot be a true Christian and vote Democrat.
Of course, I am absolutely not advocating that you vote for the Republican party either. The current President is not the arbiter of Christian morality, and it makes me cringe when major “Christian” leaders come out with full-throated public support of a foul-mouthed womanizer. However, the political ideology of the Right aligns more with Christian values than the Left — and it is not even close.
A common meme from anti-Christians is that Christianity is a restrictive religion. Many modern churches have also begun to sing this refrain as they attempt to abandon “legalism,” which they mostly define as rigid rules put in place by churches on music and attire (this is not actually legalism, but preference).
The Bible is a book of negative liberties — it tells us what NOT to do, therefore, true freedom can only be found by abandoning organized religion. Christians must be slaves to God’s strict commandments.
This line of thinking is ignorant. Christianity is about servanthood, not slavery. Christians choose…
Mr. Simmons has an MA in Sociology from UNLV and is an accomplished author with a published book and over 150 blogs and articles.