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The justification of sin for the sake of political expediency, or for any other reason, for that matter, is an abomination to God. It is a denial of the truth claims of the Scriptures, and it is a cancerous trend in some areas of the church. This past year, however, this disease has infiltrated areas that were previously bastions of orthodoxy and moral fortitude. This election season, large swaths of Christianity have put down their Bibles in order to pick up their campaign signs, and have chosen, instead of standing for truth, to stand with an enemy of truth. Supporting evil in order to battle a worse evil is not righteousness, it is compromise. Continue reading
“Have we truly considered what an awful thing it is that we are saying to Trump and the nation that his behavior is within the bounds of a follower of Jesus?”
A pastor and teacher examines the effect of supporting Trump on the witness of the Church. Continue reading
This election has been one of the most polarizing in recent history. Rife with insults, name-calling, and scandal trading, it has gone much deeper, creating schisms within the Republican and Democratic parties themselves.
A friend sent me a recent article by Dr. Jim Garlow, pastor of San Diego’s Skyline Church, addressing the reasons one might vote for Donald Trump, and the reasons he believes it is imperative that we do. What follows are the points Dr. Barlow makes in his article, and my responses to them. Continue reading
It has often been said of the Christian church that we are the only army in the world that shoots it’s own wounded. As conservatives, let’s not make that mistake. May the Cruzers and Hyper-Cruzers put away their swords when dealing with fellow conservatives, and turn them in a productive direction, namely, fighting the tidal-wave of progressivism that is sweeping our country for our sake and that of our children.
The primaries are a preference poll, which advises the delegates of the preferences of their constituencies. The delegates MUST make up their own minds. Continue reading