IT’S ALMOST OVER
I know we are all facing election fatigue. Yet at the end of this race, I’m sure many of us are also anxiously awaiting the results of today’s contests. One thing’s for sure: political ads are finally over!
While the political season can draw us all in to unhealthy ways of thinking, Christians are called to view their political affiliations and their response to the government around them differently. Many of the articles and videos below challenge us to keep Jesus as the center of our lives, regardless of the outcome of today’s elections.
4 WAYS CHRISTIANS SHOULD RESPOND TO THE ELECTION
Today is Election Day in the United States. Every election has winners and losers. Rarely do either respond well. Converge president Scott Ridout’s concern for how the church responds to this election runs deep. He shares four ways Scripture tells Christians to respond, no matter who wins or loses. Read the Article
OUR PRIMARY ALLEGIANCE
On election day as many of us are concerned about the direction of our country, take a moment to recenter yourself on where our primary hope and allegiance lies. This video tracing the word “Gospel” through the Bible is especially interesting in light of our political division. Watch on Youtube
SEASONS OF LIFE
In an always-on world, even during a pandemic, we struggle to find true rest and turn off our mindset telling us we have to be productive. But when you look at the trees, they don’t produce new growth year round. Instead they read the season and adjust accordingly. Read More
THE DAY AFTER AN ELECTION: NOVEMBER 9, 2016
Take a look at Pastor Brent’s blog from the day after the last presidential election: “Congratulations, America. You’ve survived another election. But are you like me, did you feel like there was something different about this election? Something more divisive. Something nastier….”
Read the Blog
Because It’s Just Fun to Hear
MESSAGE DISCUSSION QUESTIONS
We hope the message from each Sunday sticks with you beyond the Sunday morning worship service. Take a moment to consider the questions below, and even better, talk to somebody (who attends the church or doesn’t) about them.
- How might the world’s opinion of Christians be different if Christians were better known for genuine celebration?
- If you haven’t already, take a moment to really reflect on what God has done in your life in 2020 and give him thanks for it all.
- What can you do in your daily / weekly habits to be more aware of God’s goodness in your life and celebrate what he has done?
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