If there’s any story that dominates the headlines these days, it’s the story of the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance immigration policy. Not surprisingly, all of the news coverage has inflamed passions on both left and right. I’ve seen plenty of posts on Facebook promoting both the administration position and opposition to it, and plenty of debates about who’s right.
None of this has done anything to reduce my suspicion of Christians engaging in political partisanship. If you want to vote, fine. If you want to follow the news, fine. However, moving past that point to political advocacy seems to me like it exposes us to manifold spiritual dangers without the possibility of spiritual gain. Continue reading