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Wednesday, May 8, 2013
7 Ways to Stop the Adultery Epidemic
Why is there an epidemic of moral failure in the church? Because holiness has become a foreign concept.

It happened again. For the third time in six months, the pastor of a large church in my hometown of Orlando, Fla., has resigned from his pulpit because of adultery. I'm sad. I'm sick. I'm sorry for the pastors, and sorrier for the congregations that are having to deal with the fallout caused by bad choices.

I'm also cringing because an increasingly hostile public sees these train wrecks as evidence that Christians are hypocrites who preach one thing and live another. We stand for biblical marriage between one man and one woman, but in many cases those marriages are failing. No wonder the gay community hates our flimsy platitudes.

Why are we witnessing this epidemic of moral failure? Many factors could be cited (easy access to pornography, sex-saturated entertainment, the devil and his demons, etc.)-but I don't think we need a list of excuses today. I'm tired of excuses. The devil does not make us do this. It is totally possible for Christian men and women to live in holiness today. The power of His grace is not affected by social trends or hell's attacks.

Maybe we've made this too complicated. Let's go back to some basic ways we can stay pure:

1. Practice regular "fire drills. " Paul told Timothy to "flee" from youthful lusts (2 Tim. 2:22). But you can't flee a burning building if you don't know where the exits are. read more
The Plumb Line
When Rock-Star Preachers Spew a False Gospel

Charisma News Editor Jennifer LeClaire asks: Why are we putting up with a false gospel? Why are we spending millions of dollars on books filled with heresy penned by false teachers? Why are people flocking to stadiums to worship another Jesus? 

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Women
5 Signs That He Is 'The One'

Are you dating someone and wondering if he's a candidate for a serious relationship? Check out these signs to see if he is "the one."

Spiritual Warfare
Are You Inviting Demonic Spirits Into Your Home?

Is there something in your life and home inviting demonic spirits? Iris Delgado says that Christians unknowingly allow Satanic influence into their home. 

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Prophetic Insight
The Boston Bombing-Coming to Your Neighborhood?

Rick Joyner, author of The Final Quest and founder of MorningStar Ministries, has a strong word in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing. Do you agree with his prophetic perspective on the terror attacks?

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