Dr. John Bergsma — “Preacher Jailed for Speaking Out on Marriage”: The Nativity of St. John the Baptist


This Sunday we celebrate the birth of John the Baptist, a great saint and biblical character who led a very difficult life and ministry.

In hindsight, the conflict that led to his demise and death has a strangely modern ring to it: he was jailed by Herod Antipas for speaking out on marriage (Mark 6:17-18). (more…)