In 2011, I graduated from Hillsdale College as a mild socialist sympathizer. My studies of history had convinced me that capitalism caused as much harm as good, and that the socialistic drive to distribute economic goods to care for the weak of society resonated with Christian compassion. Between 2011 and 2016, my view changed as… Read More
On November 8, America chose Donald Trump to be its next President. For some, his election was a moment of rejoicing. For others, it signaled the end of the world. Either way, his election marked the end of a long, bitterly divisive campaign season in which many Americans felt forced to align behind one of… Read More
Election day is only one day away. How should your faith inform your politics? Should you bring your faith into the public square? And if so, how? To help us answer this question, Bruce Ashford, Jonathan Leeman, Steven Harris and Hunter Baker gathered at Southeastern Seminary in March 2016 to discuss how to engage politics with… Read More
How might evangelicals evaluate Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton? Is marriage a core Christian belief? How does a foreign-born Southern Baptist view the election? And what would Rosaria Butterfield say to Jen Hatmaker? Get thoughtful responses to these questions from Bruce Ashford, Josh Wester, Ed Stetzer, Rosaria Butterfield and Edgar Aponte in today’s #FaithandCulture Reading.
Torn. This is the only word I can muster to describe how I feel and what I think about this election and the witness of evangelicals in the midst of it. I am not torn between two candidates, between the Church and politics, or between logic and conscience. I am torn between heartbreak and gospel… Read More