Archive for month: November, 2016
A Plan for a Blessed Culture/1 Comment/in Stand in the Gap Weekend /by News Room
Now that the 2016 Election is behind us, does God have a plan to bless our nation? Is there a path we can follow that will ensure that He is for us and not against us? Sam Rohrer, APN President, delivers this message on the principles that define a government of integrity.
Stand in the Gap Today 11/11/16/0 Comments/in Stand in the Gap Today /by News Room
Guests Chris Gaubatz and John Guandolo from Understanding the Threat Organization join the program to discuss their recommendations to Donald Trump for making America safe and restoring national security. Host: Sam Roherer
Stand in the Gap Today 11/10/16/0 Comments/in Stand in the Gap Today /by News Room
George Barna joins the program as guest to give an analysis on the role that Christian Conservatives played in this election. Also, where do we go from here and what must be said and done to bring about unity in our nation? Host: Sam Rohrer
Stand in the Gap Today 11/9/16/0 Comments/in Uncategorized /by News Room
On today’s program: A look at what happened and why it happened-how Donald Trump won the election to become the next President of the United States! Host: Dave Kistler
Stand in the Gap Today 11/8/16/0 Comments/in Stand in the Gap Today /by News Room
This program gives an update and information on the overnight changes in the electoral voting maps showing changes in favor of Trump. Also on the program, prayer will continue as the ballots are cast across our nation. Host: Dave Kistler
Stand in the Gap Today 11/07/16/0 Comments/in Stand in the Gap Today /by News Room
he FBI does it again! A reverse move to let Hillary Clinton off the hook just hours before the election. Why is this so troubling to the future of justice in our nation and how is this further proof that Hillary is not qualified to be the next President? Host: Dave Kistler
Christian Citizen, Vote!/0 Comments/in Stand in the Gap Weekend /by News Room
This Stand in the Gap Weekend program features interviews with former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, author and researcher George Barna, and 2016 Presidential Candidate Dr. Ben Carson. Each guest gives advice to those who are thinking of voting for a third party candidate, or not voting at all. Listen to hear the challenge to each Christian Citizen to fulfill their responsibility and vote in this election.
This Election May Be Our Last Chance to Fix America/0 Comments/in Uncategorized /by News Room
“If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?” (Psalm 11:3)
In the small Ohio town where I grew up, things changed slowly — if at all. As the years passed before I went off to college in another state, I experienced a predictable environment around me. Mom stayed home and took care of the kids. Dad went off to work and was home for supper. Our grandparents lived right up the road and brought us bags of oranges and fresh fruit at Christmas.
Christians went into a “holy huddle” mentality and tried to separate themselves from the increasing evil.
Sunday was always the day for worship in our church, and the Bible was considered true — all of it. Some people acted out and hurt others and were hauled off to jail to be disciplined by the courts. Some people got their college education and came back to take over the family business or to pursue a profession or job. The foundations were solid.
There were dos and don’ts, and we all knew that Jesus loved us “because the Bible tells me so.” But all that started changing even before I graduated high school. A few “rebels” were already experimenting with drugs, although the main drug of choice was beer.
Then the Supreme Court decided it was OK to abort babies at will by supposedly discovering a “right to privacy” that wasn’t in the Constitution, at least the one I read. They threw the Bible and the Ten Commandments out of our schools.
Oh, yes, the Bible Club could meet up the street in a union hall once a week.
So Christians went into a “holy huddle” mentality and tried to separate themselves from the increasing evil. Our pastor spoke on moral issues such as the prom, and the “hot topic” of the 1963 election was whether the pope would influence the government because John F. Kennedy was Catholic.
If we didn’t like a candidate of either party, we had no compunction about telling him to pack his bags and hit the highway by voting him out. But those were the simple times. The foundations had not yet been removed.
Now, they have.
The “pillars” of our society — the home, the church, and civil government — are no longer constrained by a strong father, the Bible, or the Constitution. They are no longer put together by faithful men who fear God or protected by nine legal scholars in black robes.
Regrettably, this may be America’s last truly free election. The party platforms of the Republicans and Democrats are diametrically opposed. When it comes to many societal issues, it’s as if Christ and the devil are in holy combat for the heart and soul of our nation.
The choice is clear. This election could be about destroying the America we’ve known for centuries and turning it into a vast, poor wasteland where there is no government except the power-hungry and self-serving, and no limitations on actions, as long as people can cruise through with no penalties.
If we choose the wrong path during this election, we may have no other time or voting choice to fix our mistakes — as we descend to a one-party cabal of uncivilized tribal groups.
We should remember what President Abraham Lincoln said in the middle of that mess that was the Civil War:
“Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this administration, will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance, or insignificance, can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through which we pass, will light us down, in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. We say we are for the Union. The world will not forget that we say this.”
He continued: “We know how to save the Union. The world knows we do know how to save it. We — even we here — hold the power, and bear the responsibility. In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free — honorable alike in what we give, and what we preserve. We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best hope of earth. Other means may succeed; this could not fail. The way is plain, peaceful, generous, just — a way which, if followed, the world will forever applaud, and God must forever bless.” (President Abraham Lincoln, annual address to the U.S. Congress, Dec. 1, 1862)
Maybe we are simply destined to repeat the past. Not with .44 caliber bullets and canons, but with PC laws and “discovered” rights that divide us up to make us ready for the enemies of freedom — the invaders who will kill us off one by one.
This may very well be America’s last election. What do you think — and what will you do?
-Sam Rohrer, American Pastors Network President
This article was originally published by Lifezette online magazine HERE.
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