Religion and Politics 18 October, 2012Posted by aronzak in Uncategorized.
“If you are watching political ads, speeches, debates, and you find yourself growing fearful, angry, or depressed (the latter two are often rooted in deep fear), remember that your true trust is elsewhere.”
Rev. Ben Gosden is associate pastor at Mulberry Street United Methodist Church in Macon. He wrote this column of 10 great suggestions for this election season for the Macon Telegraph this past Sunday:
I particularly liked Numbers 1 and 8, but it is best read as a whole:
1. People in both political parties go to church. God is neither a Democrat nor a Republican. No political party has a monopoly on the will of God and there are good, Christian people who affiliate with both parties.
8. Don’t spread those toxic political e-mails. Be the one to stop the circulation of propaganda-driven materials. Lovingly ask friends to stop sending them to you and be a witness for civility
What would you add to his list of 10?