By Pass the Mic | Listen | 1h 6m
Published in December of 2018

SUMMARY: Detailing the origins and the evolution of their political ideologies hosts Jemar Tisby and Tyler Burns discuss that as Christians we must be nuanced with our political involvement and, regardless of the party, we must prioritize the poor and the oppressed. Those that grew up in a predominately white church or private school will identify with Burns’ story.

KEY QUOTE: “Justice takes sides. Justice is not neutral. Justice is not on the fence. Justice is for the marginalized. Justice is for the oppressed, and at some points that’s gonna mean you roll with Republicans, and at some points that could mean you roll with Democrats.”

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.



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PODCAST: Evangelicals and Politics

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