Articles by Rev. Thorin Anderson
The Reality of Guilt
By Rev. Thorin Anderson   |   03.12.11
Living in the “information age” and in a time of unprecedented technical achievement, it is difficult to explain the disconnect of many Americans between their actions and the consequence of those actions. Those of us who turn to the Bible...
What About the Children?
By Rev. Thorin Anderson   |   08.30.10
None of us who have written about the subject of homosexuality expect that we will change the minds of many homosexuals regarding the morality of their conduct. That is not why we write. However, there is significant confusion among Americans...
America’s Moral Whiteout
By Rev. Thorin Anderson   |   07.28.10
It has become an up-side down world. Arguments are being made, and heard, that a generation ago would have been considered absurd. Groups espousing homosexuality get favorable press while the Boy Scouts are excoriated. Marriage is mocked, honesty is considered...
Yearning for the Easy Life
By Rev. Thorin Anderson   |   08.26.09
When was the last time you heard someone say, “It’s a free country, isn’t it?” To many, freedom is now looked upon as a commodity, rather than a privilege, that may be exchanged for security or pleasure as lightly as...
Losing Our Way
By Rev. Thorin Anderson   |   08.10.09
Someone has defined insanity as continuing to use the same methods yet expecting different results. Whether this qualifies as a good definition of insanity or not, someone else will have to determine, but it is a good definition of foolishness....
John Calvin, Where are You?
By Rev. Thorin Anderson   |   08.05.09
For two generations now, the historic Calvinistic theology which permeated the early American psyche has been denied. Calvinism, for those unfamiliar with the Reformer, teaches among other things, that the human race is “totally depraved,” or without an inherent inclination...
Call it What it Is
By Rev. Thorin Anderson   |   07.24.09
When the culture wars first erupted across America in the 1960s, we were informed that it was judgmental to call premarital sex, pornography, homosexuality or divorce “immoral.” We had arrived at a more “enlightened” day in America and judgments were...
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 8, 2000. He received his Master of Divinity degree from Central Seminary.  He and his wife Toni have 7 children.

Pastor Anderson is also the President of 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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