Join us for a conversation with Christian apologist, author, and evangelist, Alex McFarland.
Tuesday, October 24, 2023, at 12 PM (ET)
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Where is God in American culture? In 1962 and 1963, the US Supreme Court removed prayer and Bible reading from American public schools. Although there was much in our culture at the time that would not have been godly, it seems that American culture began a rapid downward spiral.
In the same way that the Warren Court found a “separation of church and state” in the Constitution, in 1973 the Court found a right to abort our unborn children. We allowed “No-fault Divorce.” We legalized adultery and sodomy. We declared pornography to be freedom of speech and freedom of the press.
In the 1990s, Americans began to accept civil unions for homosexual couples. The new millennium brought a drive toward same-sex marriage. As of 2008, 26 states had passed constitutional amendments banning same-sex marriage, but then, again, the US Supreme Court suddenly discovered a right to marry buried in the 228-year-old document that had never been seen there before. Don’t you think, if the Founders wanted a right to marry to be in the Constitution, they would have put it there so that everyone could see it?
Since the 2015 Obergefell decision, the culture now is pushing transgenderism and pedophilia. Gender dysphoria and pedophilia are no longer considered to be mental illnesses but normal sexual alternatives. A deteriorating national morality seems to be speeding toward a cataclysm of unspeakable destruction.
The question remains: In 1962 and 1963, when the Supreme Court removed prayer and the Bible from American public education, were we telling God that He was no longer welcome here? Does God still have a place in American culture? What do we need to do to get God and His Word back into the central place in America that He deserves?
As a Christian apologist, author, evangelist, religion and culture analyst, and advocate for biblical truth, Alex McFarland speaks worldwide. He has preached in over 2,200 churches throughout North America and numerous more internationally. He also speaks at Christian events, conferences, debates, and other venues to teach biblical truths and preach the gospel.
Alex co-hosts Exploring the Word on the American Family Radio network, airing daily on nearly 200 radio stations across the U.S. He is a frequent guest on Fox News, and has been interviewed by other media outlets including Fox and Friends, the Alan Colmes Show, The Strategy Room, Billy Graham’s Decision radio broadcast, Focus On The Family radio, NPR’s All Things Considered, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Chuck Colson’s Breakpoint broadcast, BBC, CBN, Bible Broadcast Network, La Vie (France), and news outlets including CBS, FOX, NBC, CSPAN, SRN, and the Associated Press (AP) wire service. He is a contributing writer in print and electronic media, including LA Times, Boston Herald, OK- Celebrity News Magazine, Christianity Today, Charisma, On Mission, Billy Graham’s Decision Magazine, and more.
Alex is the only evangelist to have preached in all 50 states in only 50 days. His “Tour of Truth” crusade swept across America with 64 evangelistic services from which came many decisions to receive Jesus and by which many Christians were equipped and encouraged.
Alex was the third president of Southern Evangelical Seminary and College, located in Charlotte, NC, from 2001 to 2005, and under his leadership the school experienced unprecedented growth. Prior, Alex had served as Focus on The Family’s first Director of Teen Apologetics. Alex currently serves as Director of Biblical Worldview at Charis Bible College (since 2017). He is also the host of “The Alex McFarland Show,” which airs weekly on NRB TV.
Alex’s greatest passion is growing the Body of Christ and instructing Christians on how to stand strong in the face of ever-diminishing morals, ethics, and values. In the early 1990s, Alex pioneered the Truth for a New Generation Conference designed to equip teens and adults to know what they believe and defend their faith. The conferences continue to be held and feature well-known and respected speakers such as Josh McDowell, Lee Strobel, Eric Metaxas, Todd Starnes, Joni Eareckson Tada, Will Graham, and many others.
Please join us for this stimulating, informative conversation.