Posts with the category “politics”

Religious Liberty (Part 3)
by Caleb Fleming on May 22nd, 2024
This is part three of our series on religious liberty and the Baptist tradition. In this article, we will explore a significant exchange between the Danbury Baptist Association and President Thomas Jefferson. This exchange, for right or wrong, formed our modern understanding of religious liberty through the concept of the separation of Church and State.   Read More
Religious Liberty (Part 2)
by Caleb Fleming on May 17th, 2024
This is part two of a series addressing the Baptist distinctive of religious liberty through a historical lens. In this article we see religious liberty become an American ideal through the influence of significant Baptists, such as Roger Williams. The purpose of this article is to further develop an understanding of religious liberty in America from its Baptist origins.  Read More
Why Believers Must Care About Politics (Part 2)
by Caleb Fleming on March 13th, 2024
In my last article, I presented a few reasons why Christians should engage in politics. However, it is not just that Christians should engage in politics but also how Christians should engage in politics. You can do the right thing the wrong way. In this article I wish to provide a few ways Christians should think about the political engagement.  Seeking the Lord's guidance and wisdom through pray...  Read More
Why Believers Must Care About Politics (Part 1)
by Caleb Fleming on March 6th, 2024
The division caused by partisan politics is wreaking havoc on the church. Believers must put away identity politics and put on Christ. There is great value in being American citizens, but there is eternal value in being a citizen of Heaven. For this reason we must ask the why and the how of Christian political engagement.   Read More