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Subject:  Re: Evangelical leader reconsiders politics Date:  11/23/2012  1:17 PM
Author:  CCinOC Number:  656629 of 884695

lowstudent wrote: If society is doing things that are against what you believe should you not try to stop them?

No, you should not, in my opinion.

It's a far better use of the time and collective effort of a group of believers (in this case, believers in Christianity) to get them to focus on the CORE values of the religion on a one-on-one basis. That is, bring the people into the sanctuary and teach them what Christ says about and encourage them to live THEIR lives that way, not make a big stink about how OTHERS lives their lives.

I have enough trouble with the fact that I'm the worst Christian I've ever known. I can hardly tell anyone else what they should do. One thing I like about my church is that it's strictly and utterly apolitical, the emphasis being on each individual believer's relationship with God.
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