By Cornerstone Church of Ames | Listen | 27m
Published in June of 2022

SUMMARY: In a well-rounded and straightforward conversation lead pastor at Cornerstone Church of Ames (Amex. IA) Mark Vance and Iowa State University professor Alex Tuckness discuss if Christian nationalism is real, how Christian nationalism can be distorted, and the dangers of Christian nationalism in the public square.

KEY QUOTE: “It’s okay for your Christianity to inform your views on justice, right and wrong, and the rest of it. But there is still a way to be engaged in politics where you don’t assume that to be American is to be Christian. Or you don’t try and start to conflate a church and state where you start trying to use the state as part of our evangelistic mechanism to try bring people into the faith or protect the faith. It takes wisdom and discernment to try and figure out how to navigate that well.”

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