Why I voted for Jesus instead of Obama in the primaryBy Kurt Willems
Why I voted for Jesus instead of Obama in the primary…
Because, obviously, President Obama is uncontested during the primary election, so nothing is actually on the line by writing in a candidate like Jesus.
Because as a registered independent, I’m not allowed to vote in the Republican primary contest.
Because Jesus is the only president (King) worth voting for, not just in a ballot box, but every day of my life.
Because although President Obama’s rhetoric is less militant than some Republicans’, his actions these past four years have proven otherwise.
Because Jesus is the only just Ruler, not only of the United States, but of the entire cosmos.
Because I wanted to make a statement about my ultimate allegiance.
Because I’m becoming less and less convinced that participating in the system actually produces any measurable results.
Because left and right are both mirages clouded by media hype, the demonizing of the other, empty promises and mere parodies of a just society under the rule of Christ.
Because I sometimes need a tangible reminder that the politics of Jesus ought to be part of my life and the lives of those I’m in community with, both now and in my church planting project to come.
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