Christian Reconstruction has taken some underhanded criticism from Michael Horton and the guys at the White Horse Inn radio, and we have responded to them in the past via the Gary DeMar show podcast. We recently received a real shock, however, when we heard an excerpt of popular preacher Alistair Begg blasting away at Christians for getting involved in politics. His rant – full of wonderful rhetoric – aimed at some vague monster but at least once singled out those Christians who want to “reconstruct” society. His arguments reiterate the same feelings as Horton and gang, but take the rhetoric to an astronomical level.
There has been a lot of discussion since we released Joel’s book The Problem of Slavery in Christian America. He has spoken extensively on the issue of race, and not always in a way that makes some of our followers comfortable. Some have even said, “This is not the same American Vision.” Without analyzing every […]
A few years back, Westminster West professor Michael Horton published a defense of the “two kingdoms” doctrine against the charge that it “led to the toleration if not outright encouragement of slavery and segregation in the Southern Presbyterian Church.” I, too, have made this connection, and I have some interest in the subject. I still […]
The following videos include the two talks I gave a few weeks back at the Time for Justice Conference in Oklahoma City. The first talk is basically a brief introduction to the Bible’s call for justice in the land, and some parallels between the wicked Kings of Israel and what America has become. Talk two […]
In the Midst of Your Enemies: Exposition and Application of 1 Samuel Purchase or Read for free 3. A Covenant Lawsuit (1 Sam. 2:1–11) And Hannah prayed and said, “My heart exults in the LORD; my horn is exalted in the LORD. My mouth derides my enemies, because I rejoice in your salvation. There is […]