In AD 155 Polycarp refused to go along with civil authorities’ lies. He was martyred for speaking the truth instead of going along with a lie. In AD 2023 there doesn’t seem to be many Christian leaders willing to do the same. Why do we hear crickets when we should hear shepherds condemning sin and confessing Christ?
Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, St. Mark Lutheran Church in Ferndale, California, and author of the book Come in, We are Closed, talks about curious topics to excite the imagination, equip the mind, and comfort the soul with God’s ordering of the world in the Law and Gospel. Send him your questions at stmarksferndale.com. You can find his videos at youtube.com/c/tyrelbramwell.