R.C. Sproul on dangers of StatismSubmitted by b on Thu, 01/23/2014 - 19:20
At the following conference near Seattle on June 6 2014, R.C. Sproul will be speaking on the dangers of statism and how Christians should respond to it: http://www.ligonier.org/events/2014-west-coast-conference/sc...?
R.C. Sproul on Statism: "... About thirty years ago, I shared a taxi cab in St. Louis with Francis Schaeffer. I had known Dr. Schaeffer for many years, and he had been instrumental in helping us begin our ministry in Ligonier, Pennsylvania, in 1971. Since our time together in St. Louis was during the twilight of Schaeffer’s career, I posed this question to him: “Dr. Schaeffer, what is your biggest concern for the future of the church in America?” Without hesitation, Dr. Schaeffer turned to me and spoke one word: “Statism.” Schaeffer’s biggest concern at that point in his life was that the citizens of the United States were beginning to invest their country with supreme authority, such that the free nation of America would become one that would be dominated by a philosophy of the supremacy of the state. ..."
Read more here: http://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/statism/