17 May 2019

TCW Minute: Socialism in the Country and Church (Week of May 13, 2019)

2019-05-17T12:46:06-05:00May 17, 2019|

Socialism in the country and the church.  This is David Wheaton, host of The Christian Worldview.

Socialism is a worldview which believes a bigger government ordering every aspect of life will result in a better, more equitable society.

And it’s rising in popularity, with policies such as universal health care, universal basic income, government-controlled public education, free college, open borders, redefining of marriage and morality, and social justice.

When the latter enters the church, the gospel is […]

16 Feb 2019

TOPIC: Why the Ungodly Attain Positions of Power

2019-03-15T15:50:45-05:00Feb 16, 2019|

During the eight years of President Barack Obama, conservative Christians were regularly alarmed at the leftist policies he promoted: expansion of abortion, homosexuality, and transgenderism, anti-Israel and pro-Islamic policies, climate change fearmongering, and above all, bigger government.

With the election of Donald Trump, the new faces of the Democrat Party—Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Cory Booker, Kamala Harris, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Beto O’Rourke, and others—are even further left, advocating for more extreme policies than President Obama.

Now, killing […]

03 Nov 2018

TOPIC: Worldview Divide in the Mid-Term Elections

2018-11-03T22:19:56-05:00Nov 03, 2018|

Recently on the program we have discussed how wide the worldview divide has become in our nation.  On one side there are those with a traditional American worldview—they generally believe in God, more limited government, free market economics, equal opportunity for all, national sovereignty, border control, and heterosexual morality/marriage, and individual liberties of life, speech, and religion.  President Trump and Republican Party candidates generally align with this worldview.

On the other side are those who […]

02 Jul 2018

TCW Minute: Independence Day and Socialism (Week of July 2, 2018)

2018-07-06T20:01:17-05:00Jul 02, 2018|

Why the demand for socialism?  This is David Wheaton, host of The Christian Worldview.

Independence Day is this week, commemorating the US colonies signing the Declaration of Independence from the British Empire.  Our Founders believed in limited government and individual freedoms.

Today there is a growing demand for the opposite—socialism.  The dictionary defines socialism as, “In Marxist theory, a transitional social state between the overthrow of capitalism and the realization of communism.”  Almost half of Millennials […]

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