Civil Government

S3E5 – The First Amendment and Education

On this week’s episode I look at the relationship between the First Amendment and Education. Does the First Amendment mean that the government cannot base its laws and policies on God’s word? And how can the government be “neutral” in the classroom? To give a real-life example, I look at Policy 321 that is being…

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S3E4 – A Tale of Two Letters

On this week’s episode I look at two documents that were recently released publicly. The first one is The Frankfurt Declaration, originally published in Frankfurt, Germany earlier this year. It is a public declaration of Christian pastors and leaders on the role of the civil government, the importance of honoring the conscience, and the need…

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S3E3 – The Positive Law

Today David Fowler, president of the Family Action Council of Tennessee, comes on to the show again to talk about the topic of the positive, or statutory, law. This is the second interview of a two-part interview on the common law. On this episode, we look at how statutory law is supposed to relate to…

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S3E2 – The Common Law

Today I interview David Fowler, president of the Family Action Council of Tennessee, on the topic of the common law. What is the common law and how does it differentiate from other types of law? Also, what is the role of judges and how have courts today deviated from their assigned roles? We tackle these…

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S3E1 – God of the Climate

Today I begin Season 3 of the podcast with a look at the recent passage of the Inflation Reduction Act. Does the act really alleviate the anger of Mother Nature, as Speaker Pelosi asserts? Why do we use this kind of religious language when talking about the climate? Furthermore, is climate change real and what…

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