IntroductionWhy church planting – is there really any need to evangelize the world?
Church planting! What for? What is the need for Church Planting today as the dawnof a new millennium has passed? After the so called "Decade Of Harvest," at the dawn of the twentieth century here in America, "The land of the free and the home of thebrave?" America in 1895 in the Trinity Church versus the US Supreme Court decisionruled that the USA was in fact a Christian nation. However, in the so called ChristianUnited States of America today many millions of men, women and children are destinedfor hell without any hope, having never heard a clear presentation of the gospel of JesusChrist. Many are starting to call America a post-Christian nation.
Today all sectors of society are being infiltrated the neo-pagan revival that has itsroots in ancient Druidism and witchcraft.
"The spread of humanism, neo-paganism, multicultural religious pluralism, andNew Age spiritism only speeds the erosion of our country's precipitously weakened ‘Christian’ moral base."This neo-pagan revival continues to grow in moment in the US and the globe itspans every sector, every age class, every culture it transcends every barrier and isblatantly aimed at attacking all that is Christ. There is a major focus on trying to removethe Church form all strata of life. This show use even more now the needs to plant andgrow Churches. This appears to be the end-time delusion Jesus and the Apostlesprophesied about. In response to this there is a general degradation of morals. There isa definite and blatant frontal attack on contemporary Christianity and historic biblicalvalues.
Land of the Freaked Out & Home of the Faint At HeartAmerica has:
… the highest rate of
… the highest rate of stress related illness… the highest rate of debt… the highest rate of single stressed out women raising children… the highest rate of women having heart attacks… the highest rate of judgemental and prejudice people… the highest rate of divorce… the highest rate of abortion… the highest rate of pornography (#1 world wide exporter)… the highest rate of violence in a majority of countries
The Church in America has:
… the highest rate of divorces, more divorces in the Church than the world.… about the same rate of adolescence fornication in the youth groups.… a lot of minister who have been caught having affairs.… a lack of connect with peoples real needs.… let the world remove God from school.