(Standing For Freedom Center) Rebellion to Tyrants is Obedience to God. These words etched in steel hang at Thomas Jefferson’s beloved Monticello. A little-known fact is that it was Benjamin Franklin who first put forth this challenge and requested that it be the motto of the United States. Although that did not turn out to be the case, Jefferson adopted it as his own.
When does the autonomous, God-appointed Church seek permission from a government on when or how to do God’s business? When did pastors become obedient to politics at the expense of being disobedient to God? How is it that our heavenly calling was suspended by authorities who argued among themselves? Perhaps the greatest illness of all wasn’t the virus, but silence.
A devilish grip took hold of many Christian leaders’ voices — their preaching was silenced. Most disabling is that many of these pastors can never again preach a sermon on “How to Stand Courageous” or “Learning How Not to Fear.” (Read More)