In this episode, Pastor Joel has a conversation with Gabriel Rench from Cross Politic about the importance of Christians involvement in politics, especially local politics. Bonus Content For Responders
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Should Christians always submit to those in positions of civil authority? If not, what is the biblical criteria for Christians rebelling against the civil magistrate?
Here is a brief clip from Pastor Joel’s recent interview with @Allie Beth Stuckey. The full episode was just officially released today. In this interview, Pastor Joel shares his perspective regarding the gatherings of local churches in the state of California, despite the recent restrictions. Watch the full interview here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwg9
In this episode, Pastor Joel addresses the biblical principal of “Sphere-Sovereignty,” as it relates to the present crisis of COVID-19. Both the civil-state and the church are ministers of God with their own respective “tasks” and “tools.” The question at hand is, “Which ‘minister’ possesses greater jurisdiction in this matter?”
Many pastors in our nation have perhaps misapplied the teaching of Romans 13 to the present crisis that the church now faces due to the social restrictions of COVID-19. In this episode, Pastor Joel provides a thorough exegesis of Romans 13, and charitably pushes back on the way it is currently being applied.