Tactical Theology

A Primer on Self-Defense

Open carry at a Free State Project meeting in Lancaster, New Hampshire in 2009. Photo credit: Lucio Eastman (CC-By-2.0) This is a guest post by Rev. Michael Ericson originally posted here. Rev. Ericson has been the pastor of Trinity Presbyterian Reformed Church in...
Samuel Rutherford on Self-Defense

Samuel Rutherford on Self-Defense

The following is an excerpt from Lex Rex by Samuel Rutherford. You can buy it here. QUESTION 31 Whether or No Self-defense Against Any Unjust Violence Offered to the Life, Be Warranted by God’s Law, and the Law of Nature and Nations Self-preservation in all creatures...
Ontario Rat-3 Review Reformed and Reloaded

Ontario Rat-3 Review Reformed and Reloaded

The “Every Day Carry” fixed-blade is a strange category of knife. In it, you will find a plethora of sizes and weights, almost as if there is no limit on what the average man should haul around his living room. Or campsite. Or battlefield. But that is the issue of EDC...
The “Tactical” Folder

The “Tactical” Folder

In this day and age, the word “tactical” has been attached to nearly every object you can think of – from guns to wallets, canteens to clothing, bedsheets to diapers, and phone cases to cars. But what does “tactical” really mean? And how do we correctly apply...
Resistance to Tyrants by Gordon Runyan

Resistance to Tyrants by Gordon Runyan

I recently heard about the little book Resistance to Tyrants: Romans 13 and the Christian Duty to Oppose Wicked Rulers by Gordon Runyan, and for $6 on Amazon, and I had to pick it up. I had been struggling with the Romans 13 passage and whether or not the Christian...
Tex Ritter – The Deck of Cards

Tex Ritter – The Deck of Cards

This is a “song” that all manly men need to know about. Tex Ritter’s “The Deck of Cards” is a classic spoken word piece to be enjoyed by boys and men alike. While the theology in here isn’t strictly Reformed, per se, it’s a...