"The Alliance Church places an intense focus on the need for personal salvation, emphasizes the importance of leading a 'holy' life and encourages spiritual healing, says Goff."The denomination also stresses that Jesus Christ's return to Earth is imminent, says the evangelical specialist, who was raised in the Alliance Church."Alliance Church rules, like those of other evangelical denominations, strongly oppose homosexual relationships, describing them as the 'basest form of sinful conduct.'"The Alliance Church is also tough on divorce and holds that Christians who have been adulterous do not have a right to remarry."The denomination's leaders, in addition, oppose abortion, stem-cell research, euthanasia, the use of marijuana and ordained female clergy…"
The church believes that the free market is divinely inspired and that non-believers are "lost."
"We aspire to a world in which liberty as a condition of moral action is preferred over government-initiated management of the environment as a means to common goals."
"one of the greatest threats to society and the church today."
"The Green Dragon must die... [There] is no excuse to become befuddled by the noxious Green odors and doctrines emanating from the foul beast..."
1. Disdain for the environmental movement2. Distrust of mainstream science in general3. Distrust of the mainstream media4. Loyalty to the party5. Libertarian economics as God's will (God is opposed to government regulation or taxation6. Misunderstanding of divine sovereignty (God won't allow us to ruin creation)
7. Unreconstructed Dominion theology (God calls on humans to subdue and rule creation)
"God is sovereign over creation and therefore humans can do no permanent damage... God established government for limited purposes and government should not intervene much in the workings of a free market economy... The media is overplaying climate change worries... The environmental movement is secular/pagan and has always been a threat to American liberties..."Nice worldview, huh? I disagree with just about every word of it."
"The old hypocrite was a man whose aims were really worldly and practical, while he pretended that they were religious. The new hypocrite is one whose aims are really religious, while he pretends that they are worldly and practical."