Articles – Politics

Articles that address politics.

ARTICLE: Why can’t we talk about politics? A counselor’s take

William Bowes, a mental health counselor in Boston, MA says that pride, the moralization of politics, and the politicization of morals are three major reasons why people are so divided when discussing politics. How do we solve those issues as Christians? By learning about different perspectives on issues, knowing that we Christ’s ambassadors in all situations and because we are commanded to live peaceably with all in Romans 12.

ARTICLE: We Need Prophets, Not Partisans

After laying out why we lean towards tribalism around topics and acknowledging that Christians are shaped more by politics then the Bible senior editor at The Gospel Coalition Brett McCracken calls on the church to be prophetic “from the center point of the Gospel.” That means making a lot of people angry because the Gospel will attack multiple sides at the same time while not subscribing to any political party.