Politics and the bride of Christ.


Every once in a while you run across an article where all you can you is node approvingly and say “Amen.”  7 Things Christians Need to Remember About Politics by Bryan Roberts is one such article.

Here are just a couple of my favorite quotes:

  • “Political discourse is the Las Vegas of Christianity—the environment in which our sin is excused. Hate is winked at, fear is perpetuated and strife is applauded. Go wild, Christ-follower. Your words have no consequences here. Jesus doesn’t live in Vegas.”
  • “Paranoia and vitriol are hardly attractive accessories for the bride of Christ.”
  • “Rather than engage in the political process, Christians have a duty to elevate it.”

There is so much more packed into this short article. It is definitely worth the read!

Also, let me plug Bryan Robert’s blog. I just now discovered it while writing this post and it has some really good stuff. I especially like the post entitled The Church, The Election, and Chick-fil-A.


Rondall Reynoso

Rondall is an artist, scholar, and speaker. He is currently an Assistant Professor at Lee University in Cleveland, TN. He holds an MFA in Painting and an MS in Art History from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY and is completing a Ph.D. in Art History and Aesthetics from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA.

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