By Prophetic Politics | Listen | 51m
Published in January of 2020

SUMMARY: In a helpful and practical conversation co-hosts Thabiti Anyabwile, Nick Rodriguez, and Ben Brophy discuss the criteria and priorities each of them use to vote on a candidate while acknowledging that whatever view they take is imperfect.

KEY QUOTE: “Voting isn’t a 100% seal of approval on everything that person has ever done and ever will do. That is one of the most insidious things in our politics – that there is this idea that we need to sort of tell a story about how the candidate we voted for is perfect. It is common thing among partisans to hero worship whoever their nominee is for any office. As Christians we have to fight against that.”

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.


S2 Episode 5: How We Think About Voting

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