HOW WOULD JESUS VOTE?


Pastors: Should You Promote a Political Opinion?

During the current political climate that has shockingly pitted Christian-against-Christian, at least in ideological beliefs, should pastors endorse candidates or express political opinions? Pastors should consider the spiritual ramifications of promoting a political candidate, “especially in this day and age,” said a pastor and church security expert recently from Orange County, California. Kevin Robertson, author of Church Security: Providing a Safe Worship Environment, made his Facebook post on election day last...

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Jesus Also Came to Disrupt the Political Status Quo

I remember hearing in Government Class that there was a separation between church and state. The state couldn’t interfere with the church and the church wasn’t supposed to interfere with matters of the state (government). BY CEDRIC NELMS In learning more about Jesus and the Gospel, it is apparent that Jesus was very much involved with matters of the state. His involvement was based on justice, righteousness, and showing that the...

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The Politics of Jesus and the Color Purple

My belief and thoughts on the politics of Jesus would take more than just one blog article to make my point but this is an attempt to give a general overview. BY PETE WATTS This past election cycle was challenging for African American Christians who wanted to be faithful to their Christian values and faithful to their neighbors who are marginalized and maligned by an American Christianity that sometimes doesn’t have...

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Evangelicals Don’t Agree on Politics, But We Must Learn To Disagree Well

Evangelicals disagree on politics, but how we disagree is more important than building consensus. BY NAPP NAZWORTH There were at least five different types of evangelicals in the previous presidential election: Clinton supporters, enthusiastic Trump supporters, reluctant Trump supporters, protest voters who supported neither Clinton nor Trump (also called nevertrumpers), and non-voters. While most of the media attention has gone to the enthusiastic Trump supporters, they represented less than half of...

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Do Religion and Politics Mix? Franklin Graham Answers On Decision America Tour

One message coming in loud and clear from evangelist Franklin Graham during his “Decision America” tour that has made its way through Southern California and now heads north is that Christians need not back down from engaging in politics. FIRST IN A SERIES: HOW WOULD JESUS VOTE? However, there is a campaign speech Jesus might approve of that would also remind us that there is a higher priority of engagement. During Decision...

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