Wednesday, March 23, 2016

The Presidential Election, Politics, and American Christianity: Three Articles

Donald Trump: Do Character, Morality and Kindness Still Matter?

I’m asking whether we should support, defend, or be entertained by behavior that’s condemned in Scripture. I’m questioning what leadership qualities we are drawn to. I avoid politics whenever possible. This time it’s not possible. My concern here is that God’s people should consistently value biblical Jesus-honoring principles, character, and behavior in all aspects of life. Read More

Evangelicals Accuse Fellow Believers of Abandoning Faith to Support Trump

Donald Trump’s candidacy has sparked a civil war inside American Christianity. Trump’s popularity among self-identified evangelical Christians has led national figures in American Christianity to question whether large swaths of the church even know what their faith teaches, and how it applies to public and political life. Read More

Ten Commandments for Pastors, Politics, and Social Media

The purpose of this post is not to imply that pastors and staff should abandon their convictions. Nor is it to suggest that silence is always the best option. Instead, I hope it is a gentle reminder of ten issues pastors may want to consider before posting political views and opinions on social media. Read More

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