Civil Disobedience

Thinking About a Pastor in a Canadian Jail

"To answer these questions, I think we need to understand something about how Canadian law works and something about the circumstances of this particular case. When we grasp these matters, I am confident that we will have a good idea how to proceed." - Don Johnson

Related: What You Need to Know about the Arrest of Pastor James Coates

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How to Pastor When Sanctification Becomes Illegal

Australia's "Conversion and Suppression Practices Bill criminalizes any prayers or conversations in which one person aims to persuade another that pursuing certain sexual activity is not the best course of action. It’s not only illegal to pray or speak with an individual about changing their sexual orientation or gender identity....the law states that suppression is also illegal.

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Blast from the Past: MacArthur on Civil Disobedience

"If we say that Christians are only required to obey their government when it is functioning by scriptural principles, we then nullify the teaching of Romans 13:1-7 and 1 Peter 2:13-17 in just about any age of history-especially the time during which those passages were written! ....So we believe that civil disobedience is justified only when government compels us to sin, or when there is no legal recourse for fighting injustice." - GTY (Date unkown)

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