SUMMARY: A call to pastors but applicable to everyone to breach the subject of politics – not in a partisan way – but in distinct ways by focusing on principles before policies, using curriculum developed by the Center for Public Justice and prioritizing love – and yes that includes the people you disagree with.
KEY QUOTE: “If discipleship is about following Jesus with all of our heart, soul, mind, and strength—a wholehearted commitment of all we think, do, love, and say—shouldn’t this include our politics as well?”
BONUS: The Center for Public Justice provides a free 11 session course “that provides a practical approach to Christian citizenship and engagement with public justice. It is designed to help small groups explore faithful, Christian citizenship by practicing citizenship together.
More curated articles on politics:
Five practical tips – from not trusting the exit polls to being patient to which demographics to focus on – to separate the facts from the hype during election day.Read more
A well thought out article on how the church is split between visions of the kingdom of Heaven. Whichever vision you agree with it is your duty to “reach out to those who disagree with you and demonstrate the love of Christ.”Read more