(Jason and David Benham) As the culture around us continues to rot morally and spiritually, we cannot help but recognize that blame first lies with the church. Why? Because Jesus said, “You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how shall it be made salty? It is from then on good for nothing but to be thrown out and to be trampled underfoot by men” (Matt. 5:13).
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. reinforced Christ’s words, saying, “The church must be reminded that it is not the master or the servant of the state, but rather the conscience of the state. It must be the guide and the critic of the state, and never its tool. If the church does not recapture its prophetic zeal, it will become an irrelevant social club without moral or spiritual authority.” READ MORE