We hear the word “faith” all the time. Someone will say, “He made a faith commitment”, or “My faith is really growing”, or “She’s a woman of faith”, etc. But sometimes I think we forget the basic meaning of the word. The Bible says, “Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen” (Hebrews 11:1). According to the author of Hebrews, faith involves trusting … Continue reading Having an Active Faith
This is the last in a series of posts on Christianity and Politics by Steve Dobo. Here are a few suggestions I would make to any Christian voter: First, I believe a Christian should vote. There are those who say that Jesus would have been apathetic towards politics and not even have voted. However, I would argue that we should vote. The prophets often talked … Continue reading How Should A Christian Vote?
As you already know, this is an election year in the United States. In early November, voters will decide if Barack Obama is worthy of another term in office or if Mitt Romney will take his place as President. Just like any election year, Christians are left to wrestle with the question of how our faith in Jesus Christ should affect the way we cast … Continue reading Christianity and Politics