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Trapping Jesus: When his Kingdom is from out of this World

The conflation of political affiliation and religious devotion isn’t new. In fact, it was one of the earliest traps the enemies of Christ tried to ensnare Him with. Part of the reason Jesus infuriated people in power was because He refused to do their bidding. He served a higher calling…

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Are Christian politicians called to imitate Jesus? What about justice with the sword and ordering creation?

A photo posted by Melissa Vincent (@misvincent) on Oct 20, 2015 at 4:55am PDT In a discussion about politicians and Christians this became a central question. Christians are not called to imitate Jesus in everything he did. But, Christians are called to do some things he didn’t do, for example, have children. And…

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Why do Christians who believe in separation of church and state have political opinions?

This is a response to a question I’ve heard often in the past 2 years in the Philippines and countless times online. Rather than responding on a message board I’ll respond publicly and point people to this post in the future. Today the question was raised: “I have always wondered why…

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Can you Imagine? 150 Elected “Leaders” All Stealing Money?

“As MennoNerds, we all have found certain distinctives of Anabaptism to be central in our expression of faith.  This article is part of a MennoNerds Synchro-Blog in the month of May on Anabaptism.”Mennonerd Blog Series on Anabaptist Convictions.  If I was part of a militant revolutionary reform movement in the…

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