By Dr. Bruce Sloan
A statement recently made to me by a gracious Christian lady, firmly stated “A Christian cannot be a Democrat.” Being stunned for a moment, as I am a Christian and a Democrat, I attempted to reflect through that statement. But then as a Southern Baptist, I believe in miracles. Maybe I was that miracle of being both a Christian and a Democrat. Wow, I have received my miracle!
The four-year cycle of electing a President of the United States of America is back. And each time the election season offers new and heart-cringing viewpoints. This year has been the year of pointedly questioning one’s belief in Jesus Christ in politics.
Years ago I remember a street preacher from Chattanooga holding a sign up at both the national political conventions declaring that “Jesus is a Republican.” I was always fascinated how easy and cheaply one can influence the national media. A little paper and pen and you are on the news for your 15 minutes of fame. Sadly, not long after, he committed suicide because of a gender issue. Read More…