An Empowering and Urgent Prayer for Our Nation

An American flag, How to preserve the health of our democracy

Last Sunday, an article written by Dr. Ed Stetzer and Andrew MacDonald titled, “It’s time we evangelicals have a talk about Christian nationalism", was published in a local Dallas newspaper. In the article, Stetzer and MacDonald describe Christian nationalism as the syncretistic fusion of patriotism and Christianity. This fusion claims that “America enjoys providential favor or blessings above other nations,” a belief which the authors correctly note is unbiblical.

What Christians Owe a President

Open Bible on top of an American flag

As a new administration is installed in the United States, we have a good opportunity to refresh ourselves on a Christian’s responsibility to the government. Romans 13, written by Paul to the fledgling Christian community that was increasingly seen as a threat to the Roman Empire, gives us ways to think about our relationship to state power.

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