“If there is a decay of conscience, the pulpit is responsible for it…. If Satan rules in our halls of legislation, the pulpit is responsible for it. If our politics become so corrupt that the very foundations of our government are ready to fall away, the pulpit is responsible for it.” – Charles Finney
Wisconsins Black Robed Regiment is a network of national and local pastors, clergy & non-ordained laypersons that equips and empowers pastors, congregations & faithbased groups to engage in their Biblical and historical role to stand boldly for righteousness and transform society through spiritual and cultural engagement.
On September 17, Constitution Day, I chaired a panel organized by the White House. It was an extraordinary thing. The panel’s purpose was to identify what has gone wrong in the teaching of American history and to lay forth a plan for recovering the truth. It took place in the National Archives—we were sitting in front of the originals of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution—a very beautiful place. When we were done, President Trump came and gave a speech about the beauty of the American Founding and the importance of teaching American history to the preservation of freedom. MORE
Wisconsins Black Robed Regiment will intentionally build coalitions with leaders from every ethnicity and denomination.
It will not teach doctrine but the historical and Biblical role of the pastor/priest/rabbi clergy & non-ordained laypersons.
The early American pastor had a reputation as a courageous and fearless leader, causing the British during the American Revolution to dub them “The Black Robe Regiment,” a reference to their clerical robes.
Those pastors boldly proclaimed the Word of God as it applied to everything in life, whether spiritual or temporal—about eternal life in Christ, taxes, education, public policy, good government, the military or other current issues that the Bible addressed.
Wisconsins Black Robed Regiment will intentionally build coalitions with leaders from every ethnicity and denomination. It will not teach doctrine but the historical and Biblical role of the pastor/priest/rabbi clergy & non-ordained laypersons.
Provide specific Biblical, historical, and cultural information relating to the proper and traditional role of pastors clergy & non-ordained laypersons and a Biblical worldview. First and formost we must arm ourselves with the Word. Having done so we must educate ourselves and others as to the tragedy of apostasy. Please if you have not already read our blog article titled The Tradgedy of Apostasy consider that your first step in joining the Black Robe Regiment.
Present examples of pastors clergy & non-ordained laypersons, who embrace and exercise their larger role as a watchman and leader for the community, thus providing practical models for others to emulate.
Organize local pastors clergy & non-ordained laypersons through identifying leaders on the state and local levels to build coalitions of pastors and pro-family organizations to focus on city councils, school boards and other local entities and local issues.