Articles on Why Christians Should Vote
Christians in Politics
Christians in Politics is an all-party, non-denominational organization which seeks to encourage and inspire Christians to get involved in politics and public life. Emphasis is placed on our membership of the Kingdom of Jesus Christ, as opposed to the earthly allegiances which may separate us.
Do Christians have an obligation to vote?
By Jeffrey L. Myers, Ph.D.
Christian Answers Network
Once heard of a church where members thought it was against God’s will to vote. Concerned that a corrupt politician would win a local election, church members gathered for an all-night prayer vigil. In the morning, however, they refused to vote and the good candidate lost… It seems tragic, but maybe those church members did the right thing. After all, isn’t politics a dirty business. (Read more about this article, click on the link above.)
Does God expect Christians to vote?
“t is our contention that it is the duty and responsibility of every Christian to vote and to vote for leaders who promote Christian principles. God is most certainly in control, but that does not mean we should do nothing to further His will. We are commanded to pray for our leaders. In terms of politics and leadership, there is evidence in Scripture that God has been displeased with our choices of leadership at times. (Read more about this article, click on the link above.)
How Should a Christian Vote?
By Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer
I believe the evangelical church has finally been forced to conclude we cannot depend upon politics to turn this country around, bring us back to biblical principles, or reverse the anti-Christian bigotry developing in the courts, the media, and the wider culture. Only the church, armed with the Gospel, is able to bring lasting change in the hearts and lives of people. God’s House—and not the White House—holds the key to the future of our nation. (Read more about this article, click on the link above.)
Why and How Christians Should Still Vote
By Pastor J.D.
Christians can come to different conclusions on this issue and remain in close fellowship together. As Trevin Wax has written recently, while the way we vote is tremendously important, it is much more important that we, in the church, learn to give space and show grace. The decisions of our fellow believers, even if we consider them wrong decisions, should never stop us from loving them well. (Read more about this article, click on the link above.)
Why Christians Should Vote
By Micah Watson
The Gospel Coalition
Should Christians living in a democratic society vote? To answer in the positive presumes another positive answer to a prior question: Should Christians, as citizens, engage in politics at all? This latter question is loaded, as politics carries with it an understandably negative connotation. Im reminded of the jokester who defined politics as the venue of poly-ticks: many blood-sucking insects. (Read more about this article, click on the link above.)
Websites Encouraging Christians to Vote
If you have questions about voting, you can visit this page for answers.
Family Research Council
How to Pray for the Upcoming Election
Revive your Hears
My Faith Votes
Pray the Vote - Praying for the Elections
Presidential Prayer Team
Presidential Prayer Team
Redeem the Vote - A Political Revolution Book
by Dr. Randy Brinson (Author), Jerome Teel (Author)