SUMMARY: Empathy is the key to healing America. It needs to be learned as it provides the path to loving our neighbor and the solution to real-world problems.
KEY QUOTE: “Empathy is not just for feelers, gurus, saints or the politically correct. It is for everyone. Rooted in scripture and science, it is skill based, and can be practiced and mastered like a discipline. I believe it is the only virtue muscular enough for us to meet the complexity and pain of our day because empathy is a pathway to genuinely loving our neighbor.”
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
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.Read more