2022-08-07 Gospel and Culture - Politics

August 2022, Antioch - Notes from the Gospel and Culture forum on how Christians ought to interact with politics.

a conflicted allegiance

BILLY GRAHAM AFTER WATERGATE: "in my earlier days... I tended to identify the kingdom of God with the American way of life. I don't think like that now."

going too far the other way

be involved

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.: "It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can stop him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important."

BARBARA BROWN TAYLOR: The only clear line I draw these days is this: when my religion tries to come between me and my neighbor, I will choose my neighbor because Jesus never commanded me to love my religion.