There are few words more loaded than abortion and for many Christians it is the one issue that sways their vote. Skye Jethani argues that overturning Roe v. Wade wouldn't change the abortion rate, but improving access to healthcare and changing our local and state policies on abortion would be more effective.
If you listen to the Holy Post or have watched Phil Vischer's videos then there isn't much new, but if you haven't listened to or watched those gems then this short nine minute video goes over Vischer's main talking points about how to consume media and engage with politics as a Christian.
How do we vote as Christians? Rejecting tribalism and voting to advantage our communities is a good start.
In a tidy 15-minutes Phil Vischer attempts to answer the question why, generally speaking, white Christians vote Republican and black Christians vote Democrat. Enough said. 🙂
For many white Americans the right to vote is seemingly implicit, but the reality is that there has been, and continues to be, a focused effort to suppress voting - especially in communities of color. In fact, America was founded on voter suppression as only property owning white men could vote when the Constitution was penned.
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.
A five-part devotional focusing on politics totaling 69 minutes presented by pastor Scott Sauls of Christ Presbyterian Church (Nashville, TN). Short and insightful - a fantastic place to start your journey towards what it means to be a Christian and be involved in politics. This also would be a solid resource to integrate into your quiet time, Bible reading or a small group setting.
A Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday column penned by lawyer and columnist David French. The Sunday column is free while the others require a subscription. French deep dives into gun rights, abortion and much more with an accessible, easy to understand writing style.
A daily newsletter with short blurbs of the top headlines from around the world. Although this newsletter leans conservative, we appreciate that they are not afraid to critique both parties or give credit where credit is due. We recommend starting with the free version and then pay for a subscription if you want more in-depth stories and commentary.
Michael and Melissa Wear provide in depth commentary from major political events such as the Republican and Democratic conventions along with commentary on major debates.