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The Ballot Battle: What are the Platforms?

As a follow up to yesterday’s piece on the freedom area of voting, and as a way to respond to many of you who have honest, sincere questions, here are the official platforms, in alphabetical order, of the four parties that garner most of the attention each election cycle. Why list them? So you can […]

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The Ballot Battle: How I Decide

Navigating the turbulent waters of political elections can be hazardous for many Christians, especially when there is deep disagreement even among friends. Add to this the tension and pressure many sense from our society over the obvious collision between the Bible and the culture on specific issues, and voting can almost seem downright dangerous. Okay, […]

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Election Questions (which no candidate will attempt to answer probably)

Okay, so I teased you with the title; this post has nothing to do with the upcoming election. But everything to do with the more important election—God’s! When I taught through Romans a few years back, the biblical doctrine of election became more than a theological point; it became a precious jewel in the cluster […]

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Sunday Rewind: Why Witness if We’re Elected?

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Romans 9 and 10 are two chapters that are equally true. They belong together (with Romans 11 I might add as their capstone), and teach the twin doctrines of God’s sovereignty and man’s responsibility. It is unwise to choose between them, or, worse yet, water down one for the other to try and maintain a […]

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Casting a Vote for Election

One of the intriguing aspects of the Christian community here in America is the debate mentality. Quite frankly, we love to argue! Unfortunately, too often I’m no exception. An unintended consequence is that sometimes we shy away from declaring truth. Why? Because we’d rather debate it. We falsely think we have to have a complete […]

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