Category Archives: Civil Disobedience

3 links worth seeing

Why My Kids Are Not The Center Of My World Modern parenting is creating a generation that’s not going to be able to function in society. Your child, who you cater to every need, who you shelter from all things “evil.”  … Continue reading

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Responsible citizenship

Christians answer God’s call to dual citizenship between their earthly country and God’s kingdom. Continue reading

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Myth about the First Amendment

Our Sunday News recently asked me to be a voice to balance the weekly columns of the assistant editor. He generates the most reader response for the paper but writes from more of a left-side, liberal perspective (labels I am a … Continue reading

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The current political atmosphere in the USA

Are you ready for the presidential debate? Or, like a growing number of people, are you sick of the nasty divisiveness of politics? Have you had enough commercials demonizing political opponents with endless distortions of fact? Sadly, all of this … Continue reading

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Civil disobedience?

<p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/45083653″>When We Suffer, When to Disobey</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/gospelcoalition”>The Gospel Coalition</a> on <a href=”http://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p> This is a very helpful discussion. It’s not easy to find well-balanced (and generally accessible) statements on the role of Christians in government — especially … Continue reading

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Christians and Government

“Man’s capacity for justice makes democracy possible; Man’s inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary”
 (Reinhold Niebuhr). Continue reading

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What does responsible citizenship look like?

It’s not easy to find well-balanced (accessible) statements on the role of Christians in government, especially of the representative form in the USA. Part of the problem is that we simply have no explicit parallels in Scripture to believers living … Continue reading

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