I have spent the past month or so writing about how Christians should respond to the covid vaccine mandate set to take effect any day now. This blog represents my final thoughts on the matter and have been where I have been wanting to go all along, but first needed to make some qualifications and … Continue reading Civil Disobedience for Calvinists
If you are unfamiliar with the term, a "slippery slope" is an informal fallacy that asserts "that a proposed, relatively small, first action will inevitably lead to a chain of related events resulting in a significant and negative event and, therefore, should not be permitted." For an example, here is the always incisive Dilbert: In … Continue reading The (Ignored) Slippery Slope
If Christians are to submit themselves to the governing authorities per Romans 13 and 1 Peter 2, if Jesus Himself submitted Himself to governing authorities and taught others to do likewise with His "render to Caesar that which is Caesar's" comment, then is there any scenario where the government can ask Christians to do something … Continue reading The Purpose and Limits of Government
In my previous article I wrote a summary of what I thought were the strongest arguments for a Christian resisting the vaccine mandate. I have argued elsewhere that aside from issues of conscience and health, if a Christian is under the vaccine mandate they should consent and be vaccinated. Many people helpfully responded that they … Continue reading Are Vaccine Mandates Unconstitutional?
If the government requires you to be vaccinated for you to continue working at your job, what should you do as a Christian? While everything having to do with covid/vaccines/masks/mandates has always been controversial, the new mandate taking effect very soon has put many Christians into an even more tense and divisive spot. What are … Continue reading What Should Christians Do About Vaccine Mandates?