Be Both Salt and Light - Be Bold, Prayerful, Kind & Humble - Get involved
Love your Brother; Make a Difference
Isa. 1:17 "Learn to do right! Seek justice, encourage the oppressed. Defend the fatherless, plead the cause of the widow."
Micah 6:8 " What does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?"
1 Tim 2:1-4 "I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone- for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness."
"In a republic, the people assembled are ultimately the king and they need to be informed, responsible and engaged."
- Darrel Smith
Organizations for Advocacy:
Sign the Manhattan Declaration "to reaffirm fundamental truths about justice" & Defend them
Generation Joshua - Raising up Youth as Leaders
Liberty Counsel - Legal Org
Christian Activist Blogs:
Jane Chastain "'We are, in effect, Caesar."
Prov. 31:8-9 "Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy."
For the Health of the Nation:
An Evangelical Call to Civic Responsibility
by the National Association of Evangelicals. (NAE)
Outlining Reason and Purpose for Political Action - The Seven Issues of Importance for Evangelicals
Evangelical Christians in America face a historic opportunity. We make up fully one quarter of all voters in the most powerful nation in history. Never before has God given American evangelicals such an awesome opportunity to shape public policy in ways that could contribute to the well-being of the entire world. Disengagement is not an option. We must seek God’s face for biblical faithfulness and abundant wisdom to rise to this unique challenge.
For the Health of the Nation
"Jesus calls us as his followers to love our neighbors as ourselves. Our goal in civic engagement is to bless our neighbors by making good laws. Because we have been called to do justice to our neighbors, we foster a free press, participate in open debate, vote, and hold public office."
Ps. 82:3-4 (Psalmist to the kings) "Defend the cause of the weak and fatherless; maintain the rights of the poor and oppressed. Rescue the weak and needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.
America as the Last Man Standing - Geert Wilders
Patrick Henry: "The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people; it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government."
“I believe it is time we had a total, clear, unequivocal argument about who we are as a people, and what our government is, and what the basis of it is.”
Newt Gingrich; America’s First Freedom, August 2010, p.52
Commercial Resources for Poltical Activists:
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“I believe the greatest threat facing America, and I’ve believed this my entire adult life, is that We have not passed on what it means to be American to this generation… a society does not survive if it does not have a reason to survive…where there is a why there is a how…we have lost the why…the average American, who deeply loves this country, and even has conservative values cannot articulate what those values are.” Dennis Prager ; speech at the University of Denver, May 24, 2010
"No people in history have ever survived, who thought they could protect their freedom by making themselves inoffensive to their enemies." Dean Acheson; Former US Secretary of State