Pondering Politics and Piety. Part I.

Well we’re just a couple of days away from a huge election here in the US and I figured now was a good time to address an issue that a lot of folks are thinking about: how are true followers of Christ to respond to political issues?  While political discussions are not the purpose of Kingdomology, we still live on this side of eternity and we do move in and out of political relations as with any other aspect of day to day life.  Authentic followers of Christ don’t shut themselves up in a monastery, but rather engage the world around them with the love of Jesus.  So with that, I want to start this discussion by addressing a serious misunderstanding which is rampant in our day of Politics verses Piety.  (more…)