So maybe you’ve finally bought into the basic tenets of “Christian Reconstructionism.” You’re a Calvinist in your understanding of God’s sovereignty and salvation. You are covenantal in your theology. Your eschatology has lost its fear of the future. (And for that matter, fear of the present.) You believe Jesus Christ is reigning as king over […]Read More How to Be a Reconstructionist in a Non-Reconstructionist Church
Let me ask you, what is your opinion of tithing? Is it part of “Old Testament” religion? No longer binding on Christians? Is it a pretty good idea… as long as you can afford it? Does it really have to be ten percent? (Or is setting a percentage for giving “legalism?”) I’ll tell you this […]Read More And Now a Word About the Church’s (Least) Favorite Subject: TITHING
By P. Andrew Sandlin (Reprinted with permission) You may have heard the saying, “Ideas have consequences.” That’s actually a famous book title from a political conservative just after World War II. And it’s true. Ideas do have consequences. And bad ideas have bad consequences. This is just as true in culture and politics as anywhere […]Read More Bad Church Ideas That Produce Bad Political Consequences
If you have not come across this excellent online resource yet, it’s time for you to take a look. The massive cache of books produced by Christian Reconstructionists over the past 50 years have been a treasure trove of theological, historical, practical, epistemological and philosophical works in and of themselves. Now, many of these mostly […]Read More The New Sound of Dominion: Reconstructionist Radio
Here is a real treat. A series of lectures on the Book of Revelation given by Rev. David Chilton several years before he died. He died in 1997. I’m not exactly sure when these were recorded. Probably in the late 1980s. The series is in eight parts. In the first part, Chilton introduces the Book […]Read More Rare Lectures from David Chilton: “The Days of Vengeance” (An Exposition of the Book of Revelation)
This past week there has been some discussion about Van Til and his worldview and whether it was more in line with Christian Reconstructionism and theonomy than previously thought, or (more to the point) whether his privately held views were a true reflection of his stated positions of amillennialism and an apolitical Christianity. Joel McDurmon […]Read More Aren’t All Christians Supposed to Be ‘Reconstructionists’?
“Faith-based” alliances and partnerships are all the rage. Since January 2001 when George W. Bush — within days of being sworn in as president — created the Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives (later renamed the Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships), the lure of federal money to assist in community assistance programs has been […]Read More A New State Agency: Department of Ecclesiastical Subordination