The 19th century produced the wrong kind of piety, that worked hard for the elimination of the death penalty and the outlawing of alcohol. The civil magistrate today maintains about a 0.1% obedience ratio to God’s law, and that’s down from about 0.6% in 1999, when it comes to dealing with the murderer. God has commanded us to do justly, to love mercy, and walk humbly before our God. What would it look like if we took 1 for 3 or 2 for 3, but refused to live according to all three?
Homeschooled himself in the 1960's and 70's, Kevin Swanson and his wife, Brenda, are now homeschooling their five children. Since graduating from his homeschool and then serving as student body president of a large west coast university, he has gone on to other leadership positions in corporate management, church, and other non-profits.