Exactly 20 years ago, on December 15, 1989, a small crowd of parishioners of the Hungarian Reformed Church in Timişoara gathered in front of the church flat where their pastor lived. The occasion was the eviction orders to their pastor set for that day by a Romanian civil court. The group formed a human chain around the flat. When the police arrived to remove the pastor from the flat, the crowd had grown to several hundred strong; they were singing hymns in the brutally cold weather and from their words the police guards understood that the people were determined to stay and prevent the eviction of their pastor.
We may feel proactive and involved in change, especially by figuring out whom to vote for in this upcoming election, but the truth is we are complacent and comfortable. We think progress is the State changing abortion laws from it being illegal at nine months to it being illegal at only three months. We think […]
Yesterday we discussed the hypocrisy occurring throughout the GOP regarding both decency and substance in politics, not to mention past corruption, etc. Included in that discussion was a lynchpin that deserves much greater focus: the role of evangelical leaders and pulpits. Last year, I republished Alice Baldwin’s great work, The New England Pulpit and the […]
Yesterday we covered A. W. Pink’s views of God’s law, particularly that part of the Mosaic judicial code that we view as remaining binding for today. As we saw, Pink’s views agree with those of theonomists who declare that God’s standards of civil justice and punishment are eternal and should be on our books today. […]
Introducing: a book of openly theonomic sermons from the American founding era. Let me be frank up-front: every Christian needs to read these sermons. Every Christian should read this book—especially every pastor, preacher, elder, statesman, teacher, every Christian working in the legal professions, and every law student. Whether as a stand-alone volume, or as a companion […]