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Why I Don’t Preach Politics (A Follow-Up with Q & R)
Last week's post on politics in the pulpit generated some great dialog. Here's a synopsis of that dialog in a Question & Response format.
Last week's post on politics in the pulpit generated some great dialog. “Why is it wrong to preach politics from the pulpit?”. It's not wrong to preach politics from the pulpit.
Christian Leaders Disagree, So Who Deserves My Vote?
How Christian voters can rightly discern political issues.
For Christian voters, navigating the waters of politics during an election season can pose challenges, and it requires discernment. In recent months, religious
When This Pastor Got Political
I thought a town hall meeting would be the perfect venue to fight for justice. I was oh-so-wrong.
on a theological level that Christians should engage in and redeem the political sphere, but on the other hand, prefers that pastors shut up and stay out of politics when speaking from
You’re Not Always Right
We all have biases that affect the way we interpret the Bible.
topics. By reading the entire Bible and gleaning the truths there, we do gain insight on things like politics, parenting, dating, marriage, and doctrine. We
Why Do People Only Notice My Clothes?
The reason we get more compliments on our clothing than our sermons
Take off the coat and tie, roll up the sleeves, and now he's a man's man. (Watch politics.) And, most men look good in the outfit. As Jane Austen might have said, “It is most unfair.”.
Did Pastors Pave the Way for Trump?
We bear some responsibility for the state of political discourse, but we also hold the power to change it.
This Christ-like way of speaking of hard truths and laying down one's life is exactly the opposite of what many of our people have begun to cheer on in their politics.
Politics and Your Church
You need to know what you can and can't print or post online.
Politics and Your Church. You need to know what you can and can't print or post online. Adapted from an article inPolitics and the Pulpit. Stay informed on church law issues.
Have a Caleb Spirit
Sometimes following God means being a really bad politician
0; tweet; email; print. "Politics is a fact of life," the leader said. He meant, "Politics is a fact of life in this church-related structure." He added, "Maybe you need to be more of a politician.".
The Power of Ethical Congruence
Senate chaplain Barry Black reflects on 14 years of pastoring politicians.
The Power of Ethical Congruence. Senate chaplain Barry Black reflects on 14 years of pastoring politicians. Interview by Drew Dyck. 0; tweet; link. share; share; share. expand: email; print
Preaching Paradox and the Paradox of Preaching
Dangling questions can be more powerful than trite answers.
2. Open up about your struggle with paradox. Someone once said that politics is the art of swallowing frogs whilst smiling. Sometimes preaching feels the same.
The Year of Fear
How do we minister amid terrorist attacks, racial violence, and the most polarized election in memory?
The Year of Fear. How do we minister amid terrorist attacks, racial violence, and the most polarized election in memory? Marshall Shelley. 0; tweet; link.