Civil Government

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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S2E27 – Civil Disobedience and Resistance

Today I posted Week 6 of the class that I have been teaching at Hilltown Baptist Church titled God and Government. This week I discussed civil disobedience and resistance. When is disobedience acceptable? What level of resistance can be offered? What role do lesser magistrates play? And, of course, how do we balance this with…

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S2E26 – Biblical Principles of Government

Today I posted Week 5 of the class that I have been teaching at Hilltown Baptist Church titled God and Government. This week I discussed biblical principles of government. More specifically, we looked at how Scripture gives us the foundation for: separation of powers, rule of law, checks and balances, and federalism. We also look…

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S2E25 – Stewardship and Citizenship

Today I posted Week 4 of the class that I have been teaching at Hilltown Baptist Church titled God and Government. This week, while I was away, my friend and fellow teacher Brad Lanning taught on the topic of stewardship and citizenship. How involved should Christians be in the political process? What does it mean…

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