We Are All in This Together By David Galston, Westar Executive Director| 4.01.2020
The Twitter feed I received read, “Prominent Christian activist” says that Evangelicals have a “moral obligation” to vote for Trump. Christian activists used to be people like Tommy Douglas or Martin Luther King, Jr., and their activism concerned social justice. This “activist” is Ralph Reed, someone who I don’t think deserves such a compliment. And [...]
The law of unintended consequences: often our actions have effects that we do not anticipate and do not intend. This applies also to faith.
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