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Statism a threat to all Americans


June 16, 2021


Several decades ago, theologian and Presbyterian pastor RC Sproul asked Francis Schaeffer, “Dr. Schaeffer, what is your biggest concern for the future of the church in America?”

Schaeffer was a well-known philosopher, theologian and author, who founded the L’Abri Fellowship.

Without hesitation, Dr. Schaeffer spoke one word: “Statism.”

Schaeffer’s biggest concern was that the citizens of the United States were beginning to invest their country with supreme authority. This would result in statism, which refers to government systems based on the state’s unlimited powe...

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