America is enduring several crises at once. The Wuhan coronavirus pandemic continues to simmer, along with an unprecedented economic shutdown, government overreach and the widespread destruction of life and property in the BLM/Antifa riots.
We are also seeing the “cancel culture” ruthlessly censoring dissenting voices, especially those of Christians, in academia, TV, radio, print and online journals, the entertainment world, social media and even in corporations.
Amid this, we’re fast approaching an election that will determine whether America will recover its God-blessed heritage of self-governed liberty or fall into the deadly error of godless socialism, which destroys all it conquers.
Will the chaos trigger a Christian revival in America and a pullback from the brink or will we continue down a deadly path toward dissolution and tyranny? Much will depend on the nation’s spiritual health and the pastors that God has chosen to lead His people.
James Robison is the author of “Indivisible: Restoring Faith, Family and Freedom Before It’s Too Late,” co-written with Jay W. Richards.
The founder and president of LIFE Outreach International, James Robison co-hosts the daily television program LIFE Today with his wife, Betty.
He founded and serves as publisher of The Stream, a website launched in January 2015 that contains breaking news, commentary, inspiration and cultural analysis for people of faith.
Since entering public ministry in the 1960s, James has spoken to more than 20 million people in several hundred city-wide evangelistic outreaches and has personally inspired religious, political and social leaders across five decades.
James’s challenging childhood experiences undoubtedly gave him a heart for the downtrodden. Today, LIFE provides numerous resources for the homeless and needy in the United States and more than 40 other nations on six continents.
Mission Feeding, one of the ministry’s longest-running programs, has helped save millions of lives in African villages, where hundreds of thousands of children in crisis areas are fed daily. In countries such as Cambodia, Thailand and India, LIFE has joined forces with ministries to battle sex trafficking and provide hope for the victims involved.
Other life-saving outreaches include medical clinics, orphanages, fruit and vegetable farms and food processing plants. One of the most far-reaching programs is “Water for LIFE,” launched in 2001. Since then, LIFE has drilled more than 4,000 fresh water wells in over 40 nations. In addition, LIFE’s practical “Christmas Shoe Project” has provided more than 1.5 million pairs of shoes in 40 nations.
While meeting diverse physical needs, LIFE is able to meet many spiritual needs, as well. Missionary reports from Africa, India and other areas indicate that more than 20 million people have accepted Christ since 1990 as a result of LIFE-sponsored mission crusades and ministry.
Evangelism is at the heart of LIFE Outreach, and media is LIFE’s most effective way to deliver the Gospel. The ministry’s 30-minute television program, LIFE TODAY, reaches an estimated 300 million households in the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia.
Guests have included sports figures such as Josh Hamilton, Tim Brown, Brian Bosworth, Bethany Hamilton (Soul Surfer) and Dave Dravecky; popular speakers such as Beth Moore, Priscilla Shirer, Christine Caine and Sheila Walsh; political leaders like Gov. Mike Huckabee, Sen. Rick Santorum, Dr. Ben Carson, Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. Rick Perry; entertainers such as Tim Conway, Chonda Pierce and Michael Jr.; musicians including Steven Curtis Chapman, Tammy Trent, Anthony Evans; and well-known authors and pastors such as Bishop E.W. Jackson, Bishop Harry Jackson, Robert Morris, Jimmy Evans, John Eldredge, Dr. Tony Evans, Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, Robert Jeffress, Philip Yancey, Ravi Zacharias and Max Lucado.
In recent years, James has addressed national and world issues by writing commentaries posted weekly at www.jamesrobison.net.
“America has been drifting away from the faith and principles of our founders,” he says, “and the church has failed to effectively pierce the darkness with the illuminating light of love and truth.”
James and Betty married in 1963 and today have three adult children and 11 grandchildren.
Please join us for this informative and stimulating discussion.
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 12 p.m. (ET)
Dial 667-776-9181 (no code needed)