Monthly Archives: April 2012

Should Government Be Involved In Caring For The Poor? #3

There are two seemingly irreconcilable realities that confront Christians when we consider whether government should be in the business of helping to care for the poor. On the one hand, government is just not very good at helping poor people, and often ends up doing them great moral and spiritual harm. On the other hand,… Read More »

Is Romney “more biblical” than Obama?

Robert Jeffress, pastor of First Baptist Church of Dallas, provoked a big stir in the media last year when he said that Christians should not vote for a Mormon, Mitt Romney, because his religion is a cult. Now, Pastor Jeffress says, Romney’s the man! The apparent reason for this change of heart is the belief… Read More »

Should Government Be Involved In Caring For The Poor? #2

The church has been about the business of caring for the poor since its inception. But the poor are still with us in their millions because the job is too big for the church alone. I’ve heard Christians say, “If the government would just get out of the way, the church would get the job… Read More »

Are there any “Christian” candidates in the presidential race?

Both President Obama and Mitt Romney are seriously flawed as “Christian” candidates. The president is clearly out of scriptural bounds on issues like abortion and homosexuality. But as important as those issues are, both the OT and NT place far greater emphasis on God’s requirement that we take care of the poor, for whom Mitt… Read More »