Maybe your man Trump will win and Hillary the Evil Empress will lose. Maybe your woman Clinton will win and Donald the Perverted Pied Piper will lose. Whatever your view of the candidates and whatever the result of the Presidential election, the state of your heart matters far more. Read it all
We think we know that Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will be the next President of the United States. We’re sure it won’t be Bernie Sanders or Ted Cruz. And we’re certain it won’t be Jill Stein or Gary Johnson (did I get their names right even?).
Maybe it won’t be any of those. Read it all
Before speaking to that question, I’ll tell you a bit more about this post by promising to answer three other questions as well:
- Who sounds most genuinely friendly to the Christian faith: Clinton, Cruz, Rubio, Sanders, or Trump?
- Who are the Christian candidates in the race?
- What should be my role in the process?
Yesterday I thought again of the bizarre nature of national Presidential politics in the United States. The towering gullibility of the collective American mind is demonstrably bizarre.
Consider the two-ring caucus presently launching the opening act of Let’s Elect a President 2016.
The hawk-eyed Iowans will gather tonight to chatter and vote their hearts or minds in an effort to select a party standard bearer in each major political party. What comes out of Iowa tonight is supposed to be Really Significant.
Look. I don’t want to be unkind or sarcastic, but I have to be blunt. Iowa is only one of fifty states. What’s with making the results tonight so significant? Weird. Read it all
I believe the Christian should abstain from voting in political elections. I leave in the hands of our sovereign God the setting up and taking down of political leaders.
I have Christian friends, though, who believe that voting is our part in God exercising His sovereignty over the affairs of men. One of them wrote to me in a Facebook comment:
I eyeball 🙄 😯 😕 😐 the political scene without entangling myself in the political drama (or is it merely a play?).
Erick Erickson has an amazing piece at Red State.
Though I disagree with his closing line as applied to Christians — “Now go vote! The future of the nation is at stake!!!!” — and though I wish he wouldn’t engage in partisan commentary for an article such as this, I still find much which I can affirm.
So I’ve excerpted most of what’s particularly outstanding to me. Read it all
I saw them on my Facebook Newsfeed this morning. Again. 🙄
My early morning mission there was to promote the Sunday School commentaries I had just posted elsewhere online:
And there was the blinding evidence of blinders again. Or something like that. Read it all