“I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. I could wish you were cold or hot. So then, because you are lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will vomit you out of My mouth. Because you say, ‘I am rich, have become wealthy, and have need of nothing’---and do not know that you are wretched, miserable, poor, blind, and naked.”
Revelation 3:15-17

Do we ever stop and ask ourselves why God allowed us to be born in America? Having travelled extensively it always amazes me how unique America is when compared to other countries. For lack of a better term, America is the ‘Disneyland’ of the world. We have wealth, medical care, clean water, food, policemen, a military, televisions in every home, gaming consoles, iphones and ipads, job opportunities, and the ability to move vertically within social class systems—we have it all. But, what we consider a blessing may be exactly what is producing the greatest depth of spiritual apathy seen in recent Christian history.

Read more in the original January 2015 newsletter