BP This Week: What Is Christian Patriotism?

Transgender Children, Persecution in Nigeria

John Stonestreet and Ed Stetzer discuss the sometimes tricky relationship between patriotism and faith in Jesus, asking whether it’s appropriate to sing about and celebrate our country in church settings. Giants of the faith like Abraham Kuyper offer some incisive answers.

Our hosts also talk about a surprising secular article which questions the wisdom of labeling children “transgender” and giving them puberty-blocking hormones. Could a backlash against the LGBT revolution be brewing?

Finally, John and Ed cover heartbreaking news out of Nigeria, where persecution recently claimed the lives of over 100 Christians.

Resources

Chuck Colson: Christian Patriotism
  • Chuck Colson
  • BreakPoint
  • July 4, 2018
BreakPoint: Transgender Fury
  • Eric Metaxas
  • BreakPoint
  • July 3, 2018
When Children Say They’re Trans
  • Jesse Singal
  • The Atlantic
  • July-August 2018
Sam Brownback: The State of Religious Freedom Around the World
  • John Stonestreet
  • BreakPoint
  • June 20, 2018
Pastor: 120 Nigerian Christians killed leaving funeral
  • Diana Chandler
  • Baptist Press
  • June 27, 2018

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