Articles by Rev. Thorin Anderson
Dissecting The Left’s Panic Over the U.S. Supreme Court’s Look at Roe
By Rev. Thorin Anderson   |   05.23.22
One can only consider it shocking that the first-time ever pre-release leaked opinions of the U.S. Supreme Court Justices was instantly overshadowed by hysterical hatred directed toward the Court, and a fevered, shrill demand to keep abortion legal for any reason throughout a woman’s pregnancy.  Anyone with any regard for life, and especially the lives of helpless and innocent babies, can only be appalled by the calloused demands from the Left that the Nation MUST permit the destruction of these little ones with no questions and no limits. Their death-dealing fanaticism is breath-taking!
Loving What God Loves
By Rev. Thorin Anderson   |   03.30.22
A harmonious and happy marriage requires many ingredients, not the least of which is the number of things which the husband and wife have in common.  Wise couples understand that each of them will need to let some things go, and also learn to appreciate the things their spouse appreciates.  They understand that change will be essential for harmony.
Regarding the Sale of Abortifacients in College Vending Machines
By Rev. Thorin Anderson   |   03.21.22
Most Americans, when correctly informed regarding abortion, oppose it.  It has only been through deception that the abortion lobby has been able to keep abortion legal, but the tide is turning as technology has opened the womb before our eyes.  However, the proponents of abortion miss no opportunity to increase the number of victims and thus we are today faced with the Illinois Democrat led House attempting to hound the unborn to death even into the private spaces of state colleges and universities.  They are seeking to place abortifacients in a convient place o cthe campus, making these drugs of death nearly ubiquitous to young college women.  The hatred of the Left for unborn children appears pathological.
Adolph Putin?
By Rev. Thorin Anderson   |   03.07.22
What we are witnessing in Ukraine is not a tragedy, it is an atrocity.  A tragedy is when an innocent person dies in an accident.  What Vladimir Putin is inflicting on the people of Ukraine, and to some extent on his own military personnel and citizens, is an abomination, an unjustified violation of every standard of justice and goodness.  It is an evil that Europe and the world have not witnessed since Adolph Hitler and Joseph Stalin. 
Waking Up the “Woke” Church
By Rev. Thorin Anderson   |   02.04.22
One of the most astonishing and disturbing trends in evangelicalism over the last few years is the significant number of leaders and organizations that have succumbed to the pressure of the “Woke” mob to join them in their attacks upon...
Time to Act
By Rev. Thorin Anderson   |   01.25.22
We are all familiar with the expressions, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” or, “A stitch in time saves nine,” meaning it is wise to catch a problem early, while it is small and manageable, rather than to wait until it has grown and become a serious threat.  We understand this with things like weeds in our garden or cancer.  But somehow, we neglect it in the arena of politics.
Getting Real About Reproduction
By Rev. Thorin Anderson   |   01.19.22
This may be more than you want to know, but you were a zygote once, a single celled human being that over time developed into who you are today.  This is simply an indisputable fact.  From every perspective the process is nothing less than miraculous, and with all the potential for problems along the way it is amazing that any of us made it through the nine months in utero to birth!  But here we are, a testimony to the brilliance of our Creator, and His faithfulness.
The JOY of Christmas
By Rev. Thorin Anderson   |   12.24.21
What is the joy of Christmas? I expect we are all familiar with the biblical account of the angel's announcement to the shepherds, "Behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy. . . " But have we forgotten what those tidings were?
As It Should Be
By Rev. Thorin Anderson   |   12.07.21
America has been kind to evangelical Christians and Christianity over its two hundred and forty-five-year history.  I believe that more missionaries have been sent around the globe from the United States than from any other country, as well as billions...
This Great Opportunity!
By Rev. Thorin Anderson   |   12.03.21
We have been extraordinarily blessed to live in America.  Those who complain and seek to radically transform the country are sadly ignorant of how much better their lives are than most of those who live now or who have lived on earth.

If you know history you understand how wonderful our lives have been in this great Land, and we Christians, recalling how our forbearers have been treated through the centuries, should have a great appreciation for the liberties we have enjoyed here.
Gratitude: Faith’s Telltale Heart
By Rev. Thorin Anderson   |   11.24.21
Gratitude is a funny thing.  It appears to have a life of its own.  By that I mean that a grateful heart bears fruit of itself, often beyond what one’s circumstances might suggest.  God has much to say about gratitude, “In everything,” He says, “give thanks!”
No Vax, No Treat
By Rev. Thorin Anderson   |   09.24.21
Dr. Jason Valentine of Mobile, Alabama has stated that he will, effective Oct. 1, no longer treat patients unvaccinated for COVID 19.  The Web site, “THINK” attempts to examine the ethics of the good doctor and others who have made similar choices or have indicated they are weary of treating patients who have refused to get the vaccination.
“How Then Shall We Live?”
By Rev. Thorin Anderson   |   10.29.20
For those skeptical about what Christians have been saying would happen if the nation continued mocking God and Christianity, are you still doubting? Do I have to point out the horrific violence and hatred spewing forth from across the cultural...
What Just Happened?
By Rev. Thorin Anderson   |   07.13.18
What is really going on with the “Weinstein women” and the multitude of others who are now coming out and pointing fingers at men who made debauched advances toward them?  Was Harvey Weinstein’s behavior only offensive because the women weren’t...
Lunacy On The Left
By Rev. Thorin Anderson   |   03.10.18
There are certainly times when we Christian conservatives feel that all is lost, that the Left with its irrationality is in control and that reasonableness has disappeared.  It seems that the entire country is oblivious to the fact that the...
Rev. Thorin Anderson
Rev. Thorin Anderson

Rev. Thorin Anderson is a member of the Advisory Council to Illinois Family Institute and the pastor of Parkwood Baptist Church on the south side of Chicago. Pastor Anderson has faithfully pastored at Parkwood Baptist Church since September, 2000. He received his Master of Divinity degree from Central Seminary. He and his wife Toni have seven children and 17 grandchildren.

Pastor Anderson also serves on the board of directors for Men for Christ, an association that organizes annual weekend men’s rallies in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Illinois on a rotating basis. For more information on these events, please visit

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