15: Doctrine of the Lesser Magistrates with Matthew Trewhella
Adam Moore, John Howell, Dustin Ranem, Colin Pearson
This week we interviewed Matt Trewhella, a pastor from Wisconsin that is a well-known proponent of the Doctrine of the Lesser Magistrate.
Here are some recommended links for further study:
- LesserMagistrate.com or DefyTyrants.com
- Mercy Seat Christian Church (262) 628-9169
- Macabre Magdeburg Confession
- Appellation to the Nobles of Scotland by John Knox
- Resistance to Tyrants: Romans 13 and the Christian Duty to Oppose Wicked Rulers by Gordon Runyan
- Establishment and Limits of Civil Government by James M Wilson
- Scripture examples:
- Jeremiah 36 (nobles intervened on behalf of Jeremiah)
- Daniel 3 (3 Hebrew children)
What can you do now? Contact your lesser magistrates! Write to them. Keep it short, make your point, don’t go over 1 page. You could even meet with your local officials!