Is there a difference?

Discussion in 'Politics' started by Salty, Sep 29, 2008.

  1. Salty

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    In another thread about a pastor endorsing McCain, the subkect was brought up that the reason these pastors endorse the Republician candidate was to force the Supreme court to review the constitutionally of a pastor being prohibited from endorsing a candidate, as was ruled years ago.

    Some say these pastors are breaking the law, and I suppose some think they should be arrested.

    Likewise some 53 years ago, a young Rosa Parks sat in the front seat of a public bus. That was illegal. But... everything changed.

    Would you say these two events have a similar theme?

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  2. KenH

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    Legally, they may be similar. Otherwise, they are not. Pastors are to preach the Word of God, not partisan politics.
     
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    I suppose there were pastors who were preaching that racism/segregation was unbiblical.

    Any correlation there?
     
  4. KenH

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    No. That was not partisan politics. Racism is unChristian.
     
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    So is supporting the slaughter of unborn children and even those born due to failed abortions. And supporting racist organizations like Planned Parenthood.
     
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    I don't discuss politics in the church, I think too highly of my friends in the church to risk any division amongst us. Do I talk politics outside the curch? You Betcha! And I would hope that Pastors would have that same mutual respect to speak of their opinions of politics and promote their politics outside the church.
     
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    I agree with that. I do not think that a preacher from the pulpit should ever advocate anyone getting an abortion.
     

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