Tag Archive | Authority

When it’s appropriate to rebel

When it’s appropriate to rebel

One of the objections I heard repeatedly when I pitched Alara’s Call to agents and editors was that because the heroine disobeys her father—who is also the prime minister—her behavior is unbilblical, because we are instructed to submit to authority. Let every person be subject to the governing authorities; for there is no authority except […]

Respect My Authority?

I had a discussion this week with a friend and he mentioned that as a Christian, I should respect the office of the president of the United States of America even though I may not agree with the person holding the position. I understand the sentiment but I simply do not agree. I disagree with […]