SUMMARY: Progress, responsibility, equality, and security are four perspectives that shape every political party. A party’s platform becomes toxic when it overemphasizes one perspective over the others. As Christians we must think long term, expect to suffer and take action to avoid this trap.
KEY QUOTE: “The church is inherently political. It challenges anyone claiming ultimate authority, which belongs solely to Christ. Allegiance to Jesus shifts our expectations and political tactics. We bear the world’s burdens, not insisting on self-preservation.”
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