Articles, Pamphlets & Sermons

by Matthew Trewhella In 1947, Carle Zimmerman published his magnum opus — Family and Civilization — wherein he predicted that America would soon see divorce for any reason or no reason at all, legalized abortion, and rampant homosexuality. The renowned sociologist came to his conclusions by examining the Greek and Roman civilizations. Zimmerman attributed the […]

Sermons on the Family
March 29, 2016

Sermons on the Biblical Family and Family Matters from Mercy Seat Christian Church. Mothers as Counter-Revolutionaries. During the 1960’s and 70’s, a revolution took place in this country wherein the family came under attack. Prior to this family was defined along biblical terms. A father. A mother. Children. Till death do us part. The revolution […]

Sermons on Egalitarianism and Feminism from Mercy Seat Christian Church. The Continued Egalitarian Attack Upon Holy Scripture. God is our Father. The Bible reveals Him as such and refers to Him as such repeatedly. But there is a move afoot (and has been for nearly 40 years now) to remove all reference to God’s maleness; […]

Sermons on Homosexuality
January 29, 2016

Sermons on Homosexuality from Mercy Seat Christian Church. Homosex, Scripture, & the Church Fathers. John Chrysostom said the following regarding homosexuality: “If anyone were to come and assure you that he would make you a dog instead of being a man, would you not flee from him as a plague? But lo! You have not […]

Pietism
August 21, 2015

Pastor Matt Trewhella speaks about the history and effects of Pietism at the Project Nineveh Abolitionist Conference in Aurora, IL, on August 21, 2015.

Is Education Comprehensive or Selective?
December 12, 2013

I spend much time out on university campuses preaching. I often have some of my children with me when I do so. The question always arises at some point – “Why aren‟t your kids in school?” I explain that we homeschool our children. This always results in the accusation that my wife and I – […]

America’s Education System Breeds Perpetual Adolescence
December 11, 2013

It is my contention that America breeds perpetual adolescence amongst its people. We are a nation of people that refuses to grow up. I Corinthians 13:11 states “When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put […]

The Destructive Influence of Pietism in American Society
March 17, 2012

Christian men of old saw things far differently. They Believed the civil authorities should “kiss the Son, lest He be angry” (Psalm 2:10-12). They sought to win the magistrates of their day to Christ or to at least respect His rule. They understood that the law of God in society was needed, and that civil government was suppose to be a picture of God’s justice and glory in the earth, causing men to consider matters of eternal salvation.