Dr. Moore has written about how oftentimes, Christians are quick to describe someone as “prophetic” for having political views that agree with their own. This is annoying, but I have seen even more obnoxious clichés recently. Oftentimes, in the context of societal or political events, some Christians will throw out some variation of “Jesus is … Continue reading My Least Favorite Christian Cliches
https://twitter.com/PatrickSvitek/status/820006132194361346 I have previously wrote about why Ted Cruz is not the person to lead the conservative movement forward. This thought did inspire me to think about what a potential 2020 Republican Primary would look like. Chances are that Trump is going to run again in four years. I would argue that no matter what he does … Continue reading The 2020 Republican Primary?
In general, I believe the POTUS should get leeway in who he wants to serve in the cabinet. Thus, I think Senators, should they have a problem with the POTUS, should think carefully over who they want to vote against. A problem I have noticed with anti-Trump efforts is there doesn't seem to be any … Continue reading A Rundown of Trump Appointments
Ohio has recently passed legislation banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected (around 6 weeks). John Kasich, the Governor of Ohio, is under a lot of pressure to veto this legislation. I would encourage dropping a note or making a call to the Governor's office to respectfully encourage him and let him know … Continue reading Action: Supporting a Post-6 Week Abortion Ban in Ohio
What I've been reading recently: The Pro-Life Movement After Trump: Can We Get Along? by Matthew Lee Anderson. A good read for anyone who cares about the future of the pro-life movement. Does God Want Us to Vote For Trump? by Virginia Hume. A good retort to Eric Metaxas' arguments on why Christians need to vote Trump. … Continue reading Political Links – 10/16
A couple of interesting articles out today concerning electoral politics this time around. We'll start with Brian Beutler at The New Republic on how 3rd party voting impacts Hillary: The nightmare scenario is that this turns into a runaway free-rider problem. If too many people assume Clinton has the election locked down, and use that assumption as … Continue reading 3rd Party Voting and Evan McMullin
Two good articles on Trump and Evangelicals in recent days: From Erick Erickson at the Resurgent: When you sell your soul to get a seat at Trump’s table, you own all of this. Robert Jeffress; Jerry Falwell, Jr.; Wayne Grudem; and the list goes on and on — they want to defend Trump by saying “he’s … Continue reading Trump and Evangelicals