“I searched for a man among them who would build up the wall and stand in the gap before Me for the land, so that I would not destroy it; but I found none” (Ezekiel 22:30, NASB).

The American Christian Church Is Now Wallowing In Apostasy

Today we are facing a defining moment in the Body of Christ now that the spiritually corrupt semi-pelagian Emerging Church is no longer looming on the horizon. This spiritually defective rebellion against the proper Protestant doctrine of sola Scriptura is not so slowly swallowing up the mainstream Christian Church just as the original Cult of Liberal Theology once did the now dead mainline denominations. The door into the heart of the evangelical community was originally opened wide for these Emerging Hollow Men through the Zondervan National Pastor’s Conference 2006 which featured an Emerging Church track.

As I had warned previously this would indeed serve to metastasize that Emergent malignant menace so hostile to the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints as a spiritual cancer into the mainstream bloodline of the American Christian Church. And meanwhile Christ Jesus has been trying to tell us – “I search for a man among them who will raise up My standard and stand for the purity of my Gospel.” But tragically, because of spineless leadership within the evangelical “Love Shack” passing for the Christian faith, our Lord was forced to continue on once again and say, but I found none.

God knows I tell the truth when I say that many times I have tried to pass these kinds of things along to other “names” in order that they might sound the warning. Time after time after time I have sent information to every influential Christian leader that I have had access to. But because we’re content preaching to the choir and have been busy blogging about nothing enemy troops have unloaded something into the Church that is a whole lot more serious than most Christian leaders were apparently aware of.

That said, most pressing issue becomes: Where will we find men in the Church today like Paul and Barnabas? As we see from the opening text above that Jesus would even settle for one or the other; just one man with the guts to try and stem the tide of The New Downgrade No-Controversy with a similar encroaching liberalism coming in through the Emergent Church, which is a growing cult of a new postliberal theology complete its own repainted version of the old social gospel ala Walter Rauschenbusch.

It’s Past Time To Expose The Works Of Darkness

The truth is that while we are not to provoke conflict, neither are we to just sit back like frightened little lambs as this repainted religious humanism re-invades the Church of Jesus Christ. We are the children of light (see–Ephesians 5:8) and soldiers of the King of kings! Remember, we are in a real spiritual war against Satan, the leader of the dark forces of his doomed kingdom in this world-system. The Bible tells us to – have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather expose them (see-Ephesians 5:11). But instead we are actually inviting them into God’s House and thus encouraging them to inject their spiritual poison into the very heart of the Body of Christ.

So now we are witnessing a penetration into the mainstream of the American Christian Church of men who obfuscate the perspicuity of Scripture and by doing so are thereby denying sola Scriptura and the final authority of the Bible. As this Emergent rebellion against the Bible continues growing we are now witnessing them emboldened to even denying the vicarious penal substitutionary atonement of the Lord Jesus Christ upon the cross. Men and women, for our Master’s sake we just cannot tolerate this any longer. God the Holy Spirit has already warned us:

But there were also false prophets among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you. They will secretly introduce destructive heresies, even denying the sovereign Lord who bought them—bringing swift destruction on themselves
(2 Peter 2:1).

But rather than seeing the fulfillment of the last clause of that verse of Scripture a now fearful Christian Church is instead asking men involved to one degree or another with counterfeit Christianity like Brian McLaren and Rob Bell and Dan Kimball to come and teach our pastors! And yet when Paul and Barnabas heard of such men who altered the Gospel of Jesus Christ they didn’t lack the faith, courage and conviction to do something about it:

Some men came down from Judea to Antioch and were teaching the brothers: “Unless you are circumcised, according to the custom taught by Moses, you cannot be saved.” This brought Paul and Barnabas into sharp dispute and debate with them. So Paul and Barnabas were appointed, along with some other believers, to go up to Jerusalem to see the apostles and elders about this question. (Acts 15:1-2)

It’s Way Past Time For Sharp Dispute And Debate In The Church

In these two verses of the Bible–preserved by God for our edification–we see that the Christian Church does have a Biblical mandate from our Lord to vigorously oppose false teaching wherever we see it; and, as you see above, even if the people who are teaching corrupt doctrine claim to be Christian. Now e.g. consider that Robert Schuller of the Crystal Cathedral along with his co-host cultural architect and distinguished futurist Erwin McManus recently took all the fools who would listen a giant step down to the next level of the man-loving postevangelical non-gospel of the human potential movement with their foolish Rethink Conference.

But you’ll notice above that when Paul and Barnabas found out about the Judaizers–who were corrupting the Gospel of Jesus Christ–they were brought into sharp dispute and debate with them. The King James Version says –Therefore Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and disputation with them. As soon as these brave men heard about false teaching being spread in the Church and thereby usurping the authority of the Gospel they did something about it. They immediately began to dispute and debate those teachers. And O how the Church of Jesus Christ desperately needs a Paul or a Barnabas to arise at this very late hour.

Many a man claims to have unfailing love, but a faithful man who can find? (Proverbs 20:6)