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What's Right and Wrong With American Christianity

Lisa179 Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 3:09 PM
Have you been to Israel? The Israelis are VERY self sufficient, grow incredible crops, have excelled at starting new businesses. It is an amazing, vibrant and beautiful country. It's not the citizens that need the foreign aid. Further what about foreign aid to countries that hate us? Why would you begrudge our allies military support but hand over money to the Muslim Brotherhood?

As I prepare to spend a week teaching the book of Jeremiah to Chinese pastors in Hong Kong, I’ve been reflecting on the strengths and weaknesses of the Church in America. Regrettably, the list of negatives is longer than the list of positives.

To be clear, though, I’m speaking of the circles in which I travel, meaning evangelical Christian circles, so my observations might not apply to other Christian groups in America.

What are some of the strengths of the American Evangelical Church?

1) We are at the forefront of feeding the poor and providing disaster relief worldwide. From the...