The governments are telling churches to do things that are unloving by the standards of love in the Bible. There are two problems here.
First, the civil government has no jurisdiction over the church. The church only has one authority - Jesus Christ the Head of the Church. This is one way to say that the Church is not under the state.
Second, the state is issuing laws that deprive of love. (This clip was taken from a sermon on Romans 13 on July 5 at Hope Baptist Church in Wake Forest NC) This clip is part of a sermon series that Scott Brown is doing on the relationship between the civil government, the church, and family jurisdictions.
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