Sending out the Church posse
July 6, 2023
On the anniversary of the founding of our republic, there remain concerns over the ongoing debate of the separation of church and state. Everyone, it would seem, has a position to take, and conversations on the issue can become quite complicated. The following account offers a deeper look into the events of a small rural 1040s church that was sharply divided in its theological position regarding church and state.
The issue fully came to light when certain members of the congregation concluded that the United States flag should be displayed in the otherwise flag-less church sanctuary. Th...