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The Smart Way to Support a Political Leader God Chooses

The Smart Way to Support a Political Leader God Chooses

An argument started on one of the groups I’m on. It’s not a lame kind of argument. This was serious.

They were “fighting” over the activities of a political leader. One guy held that there was no way the leader could be God’s choice because of his unsavory character.

The other guy held that the political leader was God’s choice, had done a lot to advance the interest of the church and so must be supported.

It wasn’t one of those quiet battles. This was tougher than that.

They eventually paused, like two boxers going back to their corner, waiting for the bell to call a restart. It was clear that this argument would pop up another time.

Someone says something or winds up the conversation and out jumps the jack-in-box.

Beyond the seething emotions in the background, there is a bigger question lost in the middle of everything.

Maybe we need to find the question before we even look at the arguments from both sides.

And the question is….?

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Mixing Christianity And Politics Pt 2

This post is a continuation from my last post which highlights what I think should be our worldview on Christianity & Politics. You can read my last post here.

Have you ever heard this before? “We must have Christians in government in order to protect Christian beliefs and guarantee a societal lifestyle that aligns with the Christian faith”. What do you think about this?

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Mixing Christianity And Politics

Over the next few posts, I will be spending time to write on what worldviews I think that Christians ought to have about politics. I do hope we can learn together.

During my undergraduate days, someone walked up to me and was pitching a political candidate to me. He started with all the qualities that the candidate had which in his opinion made him a better choice. Then he decided to introduce what he thought would be the clincher – the guy is also a Christian.

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