A survey conducted by D. James Kennedy Ministries, now led by Frank Wright, and sent to the ministry’s supporters, shows that the overwhelming majority want their pastors to address modern sins from the pulpit, such as abortion and homosexuality, as well as other current issues, such as persecution, the role of government before God and support for Israel. “The results expose a hunger inside the church for pastors who will tackle tough topics — who will connect the dots between what the Bible teaches and what is happening in the world,” Wright said in a statement . When asked if abortion “is an issue your pastor should address from the pulpit,” 98% said yes. When asked the same about “sexual identity,” 96% said yes. 88% and 80% respectively said that the topic is important to them personally, and 90 and 93% said that they know enough of what the Bible says on the issues to be able to communicate it to others. 99% agreed that persecution and religious liberty is a concern that should be discussed from the pulpit, but only 67% said that they know what the Bible says on the topic to be able to explain it to others. Fewer felt that the issue of poverty should be incorporated in messages, as only 88% agreed it should be addressed from the pulpit, and only 52% said that the issue was important to them personally. 73% said they know enough about what the Bible says about the poor to be able to communicate it with others. Most felt that the role of government before God should be discussed. When asked if the role of government “is an issue your pastor should address from the pulpit,” 90% said yes. 4% said […]
Commentary by Unreal Post
I think the TITLE would better read “People Want to Hear the Truth Not Compromised Filtered Half-Truths”
Today, Pastors compromise with the world trying to be more like the world. Preaching a social justice gospel and tickling the ears of those who want to be entertained for an hour every Sunday.
The apostle admonished Timothy and all future Pastors to teach the whole counsel of God boldly without compromise. Paul himself made it clear that he was given new revelations from the ascended Lord Jesus Christ and in spite of tremendous opposition from Satan, the Judiazers, and the world. He never once held back or compromised from preaching the FULL COUNSEL OF GOD. Let’s see “what does the Scripture say?”
‘But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God. And now, behold, I know that ye all, among whom I have gone preaching the kingdom of God, shall see my face no more. ‘
‘Wherefore I take you to record this day, that I am pure from the blood of all men. For I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God. ‘