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Vote as if we believe the Gospel…

We are living in an age where our every word, our every action, must clearly demonstrate our faithfulness to Jesus Christ. This constant and consistent demonstration of discipleship includes using the gift of our citizenship to live an intentional lifestyle of love and compassion. That means we must use our opportunity to vote to stand up for the true values of the Gospel.

We must vote. And we must vote for love and compassion.

like father, like son…

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True Christian discipleship means faithfulness in living like the one we follow. I do not remember anywhere in the Gospels where Jesus berates, castigates, or condemns anyone for their race or sexual orientation.

I do remember him saying multiple times that we are to love each other more than we love ourselves. Maybe our spirituality should be determined more by how much we love rather than all the things we condemn…just a thought

Yet, the evangelicals still adore him

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You cannot make this stuff up. Trump’s New York pastor has reported that not only did #BLOTUS never “opt in” for Bible Study…Trump never entered the church in the five years he was his pastor.

But, he is still adored and, dare I say, worshiped by right-wing evangelicals and republicans who loudly proclaim their love for the gospel. Go figure…

“…you have done it to me.”

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The sad reality is that the Evangelical Right, piously lifting their praise this morning. are the ones who would be reporting Jesus to the authorities tomorrow. So many have never learned the Gospel messages of “love your neighbor as yourself,” and “as you have done it to the least of these, you have done it to me.”

absolutely and without question!

I’ve met a lot of immigrants in my life. I can truthfully say I have never experienced even one as vile and disgusting as the fear-mongering, white supremacists I have encountered.

The vile, vicious and vulgar rhetoric spewed by these racist bigots is foreign to anything even resembling morality.  Their actions declare their beliefs, and what they believe is obviously diametrically opposed to the gospel of Jesus Christ.