Rev. William Cook

The Voting Booth: Where Liberty Lives or Dies

The Voting Booth: Where Liberty Lives or Dies

Bill Cook | Western Journal

When the earthly well-being of a pastor’s congregation is riding on Christians fulfilling their duty to vote, it’s his duty to remind his congregation of that fact.

I’ve said before that Christians have an obligation to vote, if for no other reason than to counterbalance the political aims of those who would do evil.

If we believe the word of God, we know that every person is either alive in Christ or dead in trespasses and sins. The Apostle Paul wrote in Ephesians that the latter “walk according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now works in the children of disobedience.” 

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Shepherds Surrendering the Vote to the Sons of Disobedience

Shepherds Surrendering the Vote to the Sons of Disobedience

Rev. William Cook

Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now works in the children of disobedience.Ephesians 2:2

For the past four weeks, I have been working on behalf of Ryan McAdams, a pastor and the leader of the Virginia Prayer Caucus, who has been called of God to run for Congress in Virginia’s Fourth Congressional District. My focus has been on encouraging fellow pastors to show the brief video, “What Difference Does [One Vote] Make” (video below) to their congregations in one or more Sunday services remaining in September, display a PowerPoint slide containing a “text-to-register” number, and distribute a brochure on the moral duty of Christians’ to vote. The video is compelling, scrupulously non-partisan, and at 1 minute and 40 seconds, hardly an imposition on a Sunday agenda. Read More

Amendment II Non-Negotiable

Amendment II Non-Negotiable

Rev. William Cook What did the Framers mean by the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution which reads, A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed The answer lies in the meaning of “Militia” and “infringed” as understood by Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century Americans. We look to “The forgotten Founding Father,”[1] Noah Webster (1758-1843), for the meaning of both. Read More