My faith is the most important aspect of who I am. For it to be real, it must influence every other part of my life, including how I think of politics and how I vote. I can’t claim to believe Jesus called us to care for the poor, for example, and then not vote or support politicians who would enact policies that would care for the poor. It would be hypocritical and faithless. It does not negate my responsibility to care for them more directly. Neither negates the other. Serving at a soup kitchen or giving money or donating or even inviting a homeless family to eat in my home would not release me of my responsibility to vote in a way that would effect help for not just the few I meet but all people nationwide.Read more "An Evangelical Feeling the Bern"
Balance. Moderation. Truth. Love. Faithfulness. Wholeness. These words are what come to mind when I think about trying to maintain equilibrium in my life. They are what come to mind when I think about what we strive for when we seek to avoid extremism. I’ve talked about wild overcorrections in conversations with Chrissy and others. […]Read more "Following Jesus: Walking the Narrow Road"