Even if some authority is ceded to the state or church, by divine mandate or voluntarily, the Christian father remains the first protector, teacher, and earthly father to his children in exercising authority over their bodies and souls.

What Is Christian Culture?

As practice, culture is not an inert reportable fact, but a living activity to be undertaken. For this reason, it makes as little sense to speak of “cultures” in the plural as it would to speak of “architectures” or “gardenings.”

Lessons from Magdeburg, Part 2

“When [magistrates and parents] openly persecute true godliness and virtue, they remove themselves from the offices of magistrate and parents before God and their own consciences, and instead of an ordinance of God they become an ordinance of the devil, which can and ought to be resisted in an orderly manner according to one’s vocation.”