Abolitionist John Andrew Reasnor discusses two traps many Christians fall into when seeking to oppose the evil of their age.
In this short lecture, Pastor Matt Trewhella addresses the oft-asked question by those involved in public policy matters – “How do we get the pastors involved?” He defines Pietism and […]
In this, the 13th and final video in our first video series on the Lesser Magistrate Doctrine, we discuss how the laws of a nation should mirror the law and […]
Why Rulers Promote a Pietistic Form of Christianity by Pastor Matt Trewhella Pietism was a movement which originated in the late 17th century. Pietists believe Christianity or God’s Law has […]
American Christianity not only has no desire to see the law of God fleshed out in American jurisprudence – it is literally incapable of doing so. Christian men of old saw things far differently. They Believed the civil authorities should “kiss the Son, lest He be angry” (Psalm 2:10-12). They understood that the law of God in society was needed, and that civil government was suppose to be a picture of God’s justice and glory in the earth, causing men to consider matters of eternal salvation.
Many Christians have attacked our efforts on behalf of the preborn over the years. This happens because much of American Christianity is rooted in Pietism. Pietism thinks that Christianity only affects the inward or the personal. The Pietist believes Christianity should be a private matter and should withdraw from the public square and public policy. Nothing could be further from the truth.