For many Christians – Donald Trump is like a bucket of store-bought chicken at a Wednesday night church supper. It may be a culinary heresy – but folks will still eat it.
That’s the best case scenario for the Trump campaign as they try to woo wary Evangelical Christians. Many are still not convinced that the man who has had more wives than there are letters to the Corinthians shares their view from the pew.
It’s not just the #NeverTrump crowd that is causing the campaign to worry. It’s the unknown number of Evangelicals who may stay home on Election Day.
A popular quote by the renowned pastor Charles Haddon Spurgeon has been trending on social networking websites.
“Of two evils choose none,” Spurgeon once said.
But is that really our best and only option – to throw in the towel? Do Christians get to claim the moral high ground by electing President Hillary Clinton?
“The idea of not voting – you’re sacrificing your Christian worldview on the altar of political expediency,” said Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference. “It is silly to talk about not voting for either candidate. Every single Christian should vote.”
Franklin Graham, the president of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, said Christians need to take a stand in 2016.
“You don’t just stay home and not vote – you vote,” Graham told me. “Vote for the candidates that best support Biblical truth and Biblical values.”
But what if your candidate is not exactly an altar boy in good standing?
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