Speakers Bureau - John Eidsmoe

To schedule a presentation with John Eidsmoe contact him at 334.270.1789 or by e-mail:

Possible topics include:

Col. Eidsmoe will tailor the content and length of a seminar to fit the needs and interests of your group!

Institute on the Constitution
A series of lectures on the basic beliefs of the Founding Fathers, events leading up to the Constitutional Convention, an analysis of the Declaration of Independence and its relationship to the Constitution, the Constitution itself phrase-by-phrase, and the dangers to constitutional government today.

The Heritage of Our Common Law
Ancient legal systems in Asia, Africa, Europe, North & South America; the Laws of the Ancient Hebrews; the Classical Systems of Greece and Rome; rise of the common law with its Celtic, Anglo-Saxon, Viking, Norman, and Biblical influences.

Defending Your Faith! Apologetics for the Christian Layman
The role of apologetics and its relationship to evangelism; ways of approaching truth; forms of apologetics; principles of logic and evidence; the art of persuasion.

Right to Life
Lectures that can stand alone or form a series. A Biblical View of Abortion, carefully analyzing the many Biblical passages that establish that human life begins at conception and that abortion is the wrongful taking of human life. The Case Against Roe v. Wade; demonstrating why Roe v. Wade is a constitutional travesty and why it should be overruled. A Winnable War; pro-life strategies that can win! Preachers & Politics: What Does the IRS Allow? – What churches can do without jeopardizing their 501(c)(3) status. Pro-Life Activism Within Luther's Two Kingdoms Theology. A Lutheran Lawyer Looks at the Culture Wars.

Daniel: God's Man for All Seasons
The historical/political setting of the Book of Daniel; its authorship; chapters 1-6 with special emphasis on Daniel as a role model for believers living in a pagan society; overview of chapters 7-12; the Messiah the Prince prophecy of Chapter 9.

Christian Statesmen
Biographical sketches of leading American Founding Fathers, with special emphasis on their character traits and religious beliefs.

God & Government
A Biblical view of government; the two Kingdoms (Church & State); our duty to government; a Biblical perspective on issues such as abortion, war and military service, crime and punishment, economics, social responsibility, education, and others.

Islam & the Crusades
The rise of Islam; the tenets of Islam; the pillars of Islam; Islamic law. The rise of Christian Europe; the Christian concept of just war and holy war; events leading up to the Crusades; what happened during the Crusades; the legacy of the Crusades. Colonel Eidsmoe believes the Crusades (but not everything that took place during the Crusades) are defensible as just warfare in response to Islamic expansion and aggression.

The Apostles' Creed
Why we have creeds; the origin of the Apostles' Creed; a phrase by phrase explanation of the history, meaning, Scriptural support, and application of the Creed.

The Book of Hebrews
A chapter-by-chapter exposition with practical applications.

Here I Stand! Biblical Worldview for a New Millennium
What is truth?; Authority of Scripture; Who is God?; Law and Gospel; Creation/Evolution; Worldview Specific Topics.


John Eidsmoe is a retired Air Force Lt. Colonel, a retired Alabama State Defense Force Colonel, and a Mississippi State Guard Colonel and Chaplain, and a graduate of the Air Command & Staff College and the Air War College. He is Professor of Law at the Oak Brook College of Law and Government Policy and in his various teaching assignments his students have given him the Outstanding Professor Award or Prof of the Year Award five times. He has served as Senior Staff Attorney with the Alabama Supreme Court and is currently Senior Counsel & Resident Scholar for the Foundation for Moral Law. He is an ordained pastor with the Association of Free Lutheran Congregations and serves on the Board of Lutherans for Life, on the Board of the Plymouth Rock Foundation, and on the Board of the Gospel Martial Arts Union, and is a constitutional attorney who has defended home schools, Christian schools, the right of students to study the Bible in public schools, and the right to display the Ten Commandments in the public arena. He has authored 14 books, including Historical & Theological Foundations of Law, Christianity & the Constitution, God & Caesar, and Columbus & Cortez, and has produced numerous audio and video lecture albums including The Institute on the Constitution and Here I Stand: A Biblical Worldview for a New Millennium. He holds seven academic degrees in law, theology, history, and political science. A lifelong student of the Crusades, he is a Knight Commander and Chaplain for the Sovereign Military Order of the Temple of Jerusalem (smotj.org). He is a Third Degree Black Belt with the American Taekwondo Foundation, a Fifth Degree Black Belt with the Gospel Martial Arts Union, and a Fifth Degree Black Belt with Black Belts of the Faith International. Colonel Eidsmoe is an avid horseman and skier, and tries to get 8 hours of sleep every week. He and his wife Marlene have been married since 1970, have three children (David, Kirsten, and Justin) and live in rural Pike Road, Alabama.