The English language contains many words to describe lack of faith in God.
Atheism seems to be the root term–though it appears harsh to some people. Secularism is similar, and simply means “worldly.” Then there is humanism which sounds cool but begins and ends with human beings (no God).
Then there are the sensual terms like hedonism and narcissism, and also political expressions such as fascism, Nazism and communism.
The most popular word in contemporary culture is progressivism–which really means “moving beyond biblical beliefs” (to them, that’s “progress”).
Progressives want to create a post-Christian world.
Progressivism is not progress, and has one fatal flaw.
When I first heard Donald Trump use the phrase “Make America Great Again” during his 2016 presidential campaign, I had mixed feelings.
Yes, I strongly love my nation. I consider the United States of America one of the greatest nations in world history.
I’ll explain why in a moment.
On the other hand, a weakened Church, vast social demise, and the onslaught of secular forces–bent on destroying our Judeo-Christian heritage–have greatly eroded our once great nation.
Donald Trump ran on MAGA and won.
What does “Make America Great Again” really mean?
The following text came to me yesterday from a fellow missions leader:
“Hi, Ron. Besides voting, which doesn’t seem to do much good, is there anything else that can be done to slow down the runaway circus of government? It’s getting quite serious!”
I gave him my answer, which I’ll share later.
In today’s article, I had already planned to discuss this problem from an unusual angle.
We the People–and our desperate need for a renewal of virtue.