Biblical Principles of Government
A Primer on Christian Citizenship
We will discuss how government fits with the other God-ordained institutions. A case will be made for how important it is for the Christian to understand and be involved with or in government at some level.
- What is government?
- The central question of political science
- What is the purpose of government?
- Where does the government get its authority?
- Understanding the Declaration of Independence
- The Presidential campaign: sideshow or main event?
- Why Conservatives and Christians lose elections.
- Economic foundations
- Equality & Liberty: friend or foe?
- Socialism: What is it?
- In defense of speculation
- Negative interest rates and the impoverishing of America
- A household understanding of the economic crisis
- Competition & Freedom: two sides of the same coin
- Charity vs. Theft
- The humbling of Davey Crockett
- Are there absolutes?
- The difference between individual action and collective action
- Are there biblical standards for good government?
- The difference between authority and power
- What are “rights”?
- Where do rights come from?
- What are natural rights and where do they originate?
- The key to preserving liberty
- How does relativism influence culture?
- America: Is it a Democracy or a Republic?
- What is the hierarchy of law?
- Render Unto Ceasar: An exposition of Matthew 22:15-22
- Government and ethics: how less is more
- The Constitution of the United States of America
- Horizontal separation of powers chart
- Principle vs. Practicality
- Which is more important?
- The rocket’s red glare
- Situation ethics
- Ends vs. Means
- Acquisition vs. Disposition
- Decision Making Tools
- A wire-bound copy is available for $25
- A PDF file is available for free
Email me at email@example.com if you would like me to reserve a printed copy for you or if you would like the PDF emailed to you.
Thursday evenings from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
January 20th through March 24th
Upstairs in the Resource Library (next to the Jr. High Room)
Childcare is available upon request.