About Neil Jackson

The Rev. Neil Jackson was called to serve as senior pastor at Andover Baptist Church in 2018, after serving as the assistant pastor since 2010. A native of Indiana, he holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Union University and a M.Div. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to Rubie, and they have three young children. In his spare time, Neil enjoys reading about history, working outside, and hiking with his family. Meet all the Heidelberg contributors»

Lessons from the Synod of Loudun: Government Overreach in the Twilight of Toleration

Though the erosion of Protestant liberties had already begun, the sessions of the Synod of Loudun give us a window into the government over-reach that was beginning to ramp up and would eventually take away all liberties of French Protestants. Continue reading →