SUMMARY: Author Michael Wear argues that most Christians have an obligation to participate in politics, but then tries to debunk his own argument.
KEY QUOTE: “I want us to take seriously the responsibilities we have as citizens of this country, a country we have been placed in by the sovereign will of God, and what faithfulness in such a society might entail. I have never said that politics is the only forum for loving our neighbors. But I have said, and will continue to argue, that politics is an essential forum in which we can love our neighbors.”
DID YOU KNOW? We have distilled the media we have curated into five guided learning paths to help you learn about politics — from a Christian perspective — in your preferred learning style.
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