Tim Dieppe is Ezra Institute Fellow for Public Policy and Head of Public Policy at Christian Concern. He joins us to discuss the recent landmark victory for freedom of the church in Scotland and the historic relationship of church and state.
James White joins this week’s episode to talk about the historic development of the doctrine of the church’s freedom and the limits on civil governments.
He whom we celebrate as born in the manger is King of kings and Lord of Lords. It is His Word, like a sharp sword wielded through his people, which strikes the nations and subdues them. This Word of the gospel of the birth, death, resurrection, ascension and session of Christ to the seat of all power and authority remains the power of God to salvation for every age.
What constitutes “civil disobedience”? Is it ever an option for God’s people?
Advent is not just a remembrance of Christ’s arrival but also his return. The parable of the wise virgins reminds us to be prepared to wait and endure until he comes again.
Reflecting on the public worship protests of last weekend, we consider the nature of Charter freedoms, the lesser magistrate, and ‘civil disobedience.’ The use of fear has been a significant factor as unelected officials pursue policies that are especially damaging to the working class.
Aaron Rock, pastor of Harvest Church in Windsor, discusses the calling of the pastor in an age where it is being made increasingly difficult for the church to fulfill its mission.
As civil authorities seek to control an increasing number of societal roles and functions, what is the Christian’s responsibility in a democratic society? How do the church and family provide a meaningful check to an excess of state power?
What is the distinct nature and calling of the church and its role in society, and what is the responsibility and the historic response of Christians and pastors in times of widespread illness?
Andrew Sandlin discusses the order to suspend church services, John MacArthur, and the calling of the church to gather together. He explains the responsibility of Christians to punch back at God-hating evil wherever we find it, and the spiritual powers and authorities that are active in the world.