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A Brief Discussion of Consequentialism, Trump and Clinton

Joey Phillips talks about ethical theories and why he's dissenting from this election. ...

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Politics or Theology? Thinking About Immigration

Combining two older posts into one, Joey and Jake argue that immigration is a theological issue more than a political issue, which should inform the way we think about it. ...

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Gay Marriage: What Will the Supreme Court Decide and How Can We Respond?

Jake Phillips writes about the different possible outcomes of the Supreme Court gay marriage case, and how we might respond as a church. Will our response be predominantly political, cultural or Gospel-centered?...

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Responding to the Coming "Amnesty" Executive Order

Jake Phillips writes about our response as Christians to the coming Executive Order regarding amnesty. Our biblical mandate to incarnate Christ and display compassion is more important than our political views regarding issues of immigration and enforcing laws. ...

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Elections Part 4: Unity

Jake Phillips wraps up our posts on elections with a call to unity. Our identity in Christ is more important than our political affiliations, and it is important to remember, as Joey preached this past Sunday, that the believer is not permitted to make distinctions based on classes. ...

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Election Day Part III: What does Romans 13 and 1 Peter 2 Mean for Americans?

How we contextualize Romans 13 and 1 Peter 2 within the United States' governmental structure? What does it mean to honor the governing authorities if the government under which we live is a government "of the people, by the people, for the people"? Jesse Phillips argues the answer is to locate the supreme authority within a governmental structure, and to apply the command...

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Election Day Issues Part I: Let's Talk About Amendment 2

Jake Phillips writes about Amendment 2, the amendment votes will face tomorrow about allowing the legalization of medical marijuana for medicinal purposes. What are the issues facing Christian voters? What would the passage of Amendment 2 actually mean? Jake's goal is not to convince anyone to vote one way or another, but to clarify some of the issues surrounding Amendmen...

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