A Deeper Story: Abortion, Gay Marriage, Immigration, Gun Control, And The Church


My monthly faith and politics column is up today over at A Deeper Story.

Obviously, politics and faith can make for a messy conversation. So, most of the time we like to address the really tough issues separately.

Well, this month I threw caution to the wind and decided to discuss some of the most contentious political issues of our all day in one post.

Mostly because I figured why have a title that rolls off the tongue when you can have a long and cumbersome one that’s hard to say?


Abortion, Gay Marriage, Immigration, Gun Control, And The Church

Church & State is a column about the intersection of faith and politics.

I don’t know about you, but in my experience at church and around church people there are a few issues that have come to all but define that intersection for Christians in America.


Gay marriage.

Immigration reform.

Gun control.

You could probably add healthcare reform to that list too, but let’s be honest. My title is ridiculous enough as it is without adding more to it.

But this post isn’t about those issues in particular. It’s about what they have created for the church.

I’m not talking about the divisions they cause, though that is certainly there.

I’m talking about the identity they have collectively created for the church.

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