By David Closson | ELRC.com
Published in August of 2015
SUMMARY: Because the Christian worldview addresses all areas of life and the fact that politics are unavoidable are just two of the four reasons why Christians need to engage in politics Christian ethics and biblical worldview director David Closson says.
KEY QUOTE: “Christian witness in the public square contributes transcendent values about moral and ethical issues. Christian withdrawal opens a moral vacuum susceptible to influences that pressure government to move outside the purview designated by God. Politics affects government, shapes society and influences culture. Because of what the Bible teaches and the inevitability of its effect on our culture, Christians must care about politics.”
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