After my last post on this topic, “Can ordained ministers hold civil office?”, some proponents of answering that question in the negative responded to me saying that I was wrong on some important points. In this post, I will address their criticisms. It was suggested to me that I had misrepresented Greg L. Bahnsen’s teaching […]
Some readers have asked whether God’s Law in Scripture forbids ordained ministers from holding civil office. Recent discussions as well as some unfortunately hasty reading of theonomic literature have led to some controversy over the matter. The short answer to the question is, “Yes,” an ordained minister can hold civil office. There is no Scriptural […]
Several people have contacted me over the recent Fox News headline, “City of Houston demands pastors turn over sermons.” WND.com was even broader: “Houston demands oversight of sermons.” There is no doubt that the Mayor and City Council are radical and aggressive LGBT activists trying to advance their agenda against all morality and the will […]
January 29th is Family Worship Sunday! Pastors Unite to Promote Family Bible Reading in Recognition of Family Worship Month SIGN THE FAMILY WORSHIP DECLARATION January is Family Worship Month and pastors around the world are speaking to their congregations Sunday, January 29th about the importance of reading the scriptures, praying and singing together as a […]
We get a mixed message from many pastors, John MacArthur is a prominent example, in the area of politics. In his book Why Government Can’t Save You, MacArthur seems to say on one page that it’s okay to get involved politically but then on other pages he seems to say we shouldn’t waste our time. Should Christians be politically active? Find out right now, on this edition of Vantage Point.