Ep 7: Render Unto Caesar: Are Christians Supposed to Pay Taxes?

Summary – Are Christians Supposed to Pay Taxes?

What does it mean to render unto Caesar what is Caesar’s? As Christians are we called to pay our taxes, and if so, is that because taxation is what God has established as the morally just mechanism for funding public services in society? In this episode we dive into the Matthew 22 passage this phrase is sourced from, and seek to use historical and theological context to explain what this passage is actually saying, not what proponents of the state have twisted it to mean.

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