Policing isn't a new problem—for the US or for the rest of the world. It's been a problem all throughout history, and the Bible has some lessons for us. Learn from https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/keith-simon/ (Pastors Keith Simon) and https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/patrick-miller/ (Patrick Miller) as they begin our discussion on what the Bible says about policing. Stay tuned for Part II coming next week!
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0:30 - What's the Bible say about policing?
1:30 - Defund or defend the police?
2:40 - Mission of police officers
3:30 - When officers cross lines
5:25 - https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/should-christian-go-to-war-no/ (Should Christians Go to War? No)
6:15 - What isn't being debated in this episode
8:40 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/48994895-reading-while-black (Reading While Black) by Esau McCaulley
9:30 - Defining "policing" and how it was carried out in Ancient Rome
11:45 - John the Baptist's message to police officers: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+3.14&version=NIV (Luke 3.14)
15:30 - Fines, fees, and wages
18:00 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=romans+13&version=NIV (Romans 13): Policing and protests (Stay tuned!)
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Luke 3.14: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+3.14&version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+3.14&version=NIV)
Romans 13: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=romans+13&version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=romans+13&version=NIV)
Reading While Black by Esau McCaulley: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/48994895-reading-while-black (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/48994895-reading-while-black)
George Floyd, Race, Protest and the Bible: https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/george-floyd-race-protest-and-the-bible/ (https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/george-floyd-race-protest-and-the-bible/)
Should Christians Go to War? No: https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/should-christian-go-to-war-no/ (https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/should-christian-go-to-war-no/)
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