America's Hope: Your Family, Your Church

americahopemainThe last post warned of America's disrespect for God and his ways. It is essential for Christians to have a clear view of the dangers the enemy presents. It is equally important to maintain hope and confidence in God's power. This is where your family and your church community come in.

God often uses the small things to humble the proud. David had five smooth stones. Gideon had 300 men. Jonathan had his sword. Jonah had only words. One way that God can turn an entire culture around is when parents start to talk about God to their children.

If we talk about God, then to maintain credibility, we have to believe what we say. If we represent God faithfully, then we must talk about him constantly. Why? Because there is nothing that we encounter that does not have to do with him. As we honor him for who he is everyday, those around us are impacted as well. Once your family gets the idea it can spread to those around you. People in your church will begin to think crazy things like God is actually in control of this world. Talking about God takes courage.

[Read the rest of the article at Shepherd Press.]