Resources: politics

Do you oppose abortion because you are a conservative or for political reasons?

By Randy Alcorn | January 12, 2011
I am liberal on some issues and conservative on others, and I don’t care a bit which label falls on me. I am seeking to follow Christ, and it doesn’t matter if I sometimes sound Democratic and other times Republican. As for abortion, I oppose it for one simple reason: that it is the killing of innocent children.

Do you think the willingness of both political parties’ leaders to acknowledge the moral implications and aspects of abortion are an offering of good will and common ground?

By Randy Alcorn | January 12, 2011
To say that the acknowledgement of the moral implications and aspects of abortion are “an offering of good will and common ground” sounds nice, but William Wilberforce and his fellow abolitionists were constantly told this by those who wanted to massage slavery and tweak it here and there and maybe improve the conditions a little on the slave ships.

How much attention should Christians give to politics?

By Randy Alcorn | June 29, 2010
Some believers might wonder how involved they should be in trying to influence moral change in our culture, or how much attention Christians should give to politics. Randy addresses this question in this five and a half minute video.

First, a Christian

By Randy Alcorn | April 20, 2010
Randy Alcorn answer the question, "Why is it crucial that we are first Christians, not liberals or conservatives.

Liar, Liar: Seven Degrees On The Downward Staircase Of Honesty

By J. Budziszewski | March 30, 2010
The filthiness of our national politics has brought to my mind a question put to me nearly 20 years ago by one of my teachers. “Don’t you think there is more lying in politics than there used to be?” he asked. “Why do you think that this is happening?”

Conservative, Liberal or Christian?

By Randy Alcorn | March 16, 2010
Conservatism is popular among American evangelicals. In the moral realm that encourages me. In the political realm, I have mixed feelings.

Casting Multiple Votes Each Day

By Randy Alcorn | March 6, 2010
This is election season, but so is every season of our lives. Voting isn’t something you do every four years, or twice a year. We cast multiple votes each day.