TODAY’S GUEST: Pastor Steve Smothermon, senior pastor of Legacy Church in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is also an author and speaker who believes in staying true to God’s Word and refusing to compromise or cater to culture. His church is now ministering in 4 campus locations and on local TV, focusing on delivering and applying the Word of God in practical, life-changing and unapologetic ways. He and his wife Cynthia have been married over 30 years, have 3 children, and 8 grand-kids.
We discuss the battle between churches and government over obeying God and religious freedom; blatant media bias and open censorship of American citizens by Big Tech, the role of pastors as military leaders rather than CEOs, and the ‘War on Christmas’ which is truly opposition to Jesus.
I solemnly exhort you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by His appearing and His kingdom: 2 preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; correct, rebuke, and exhort, with great patience and instruction. 3 For the time will come when they will not tolerate sound doctrine; but wanting to have their ears tickled, they will accumulate for themselves teachers in accordance with their own desires, 4 and they will turn their ears away from the truth and will turn aside to myths. 2 Timothy 4:1-4
The YouVersion Bible App’s most-read verse this year is Isaiah 41:10:
Do not fear, for I am with you;
Do not be afraid, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you, I will also help you,
I will also uphold you with My righteous right hand.’
Discussing the state of religious freedom in America and enemies of Jesus Christ openly advancing their agendas, Pastor Dan Fisher (Fairview Baptist Church, Edmond, OK) recently preached about our God-given, unalienable rights, and the fact we are at war whether we realize it or not:
“A large portion of our country’s citizens want to turn our American Republic into something you are NOT going to like. Are you going to just stand by and allow it to happen? How many liberties are you willing to forfeit? I’m calling for a political separation, just as Thomas Jefferson did in the Declaration of Independence.”