Desicion 2016: Jason’s (No) Closing Argument

The pro-Trump evangelical viewpoint has sacrificed what it means to be Christian to achieve a worldly political goal in 4 ways. Inconsistency 1) My opponent claims I own my vote, then writes: “…you have an obligation to participate in the election… the question is not whether either of the two parties has earned your vote, […]

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Decision 2016: Robb’s (Yes) Closing Argument

Throughout the course of this debate, I have sought to persuade you that as a Christian you should vote for Donald Trump for president. Jason has sought to do the opposite and convince you not to vote for Trump. In less than two weeks, you will have to make a decision. As you think about […]

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Decision 2016: Robb (Yes) Responds to Jason’s (No) Questions

Question 1 Jason You said in your opening argument:  “if you do not vote for Donald Trump for president and you historically vote for conservatives, you are aiding and abetting Hillary Clinton’s quest for the presidency.”  Is my vote OWNED by a party, candidate, or movement – something they have a right to count on […]

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Decision 2016: Jason (No) Responds to Robb’s (Yes) Questions

Question 1 Robb:  How does voting for a particular candidate unite me in any significant way with others who vote for that candidate, and if it does, why or why does this not lead to the logical conclusion that as Christians we can only vote for other Christians who are only supported by other Christians […]

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Decision 2016: A Response to the Yes Argument

There you have it, just as I said it would be.  PRAGMATISM.  We have to support a bad candidate because we need to effect a certain outcome and obtain a particular result.  Otherwise, if we choose to vote our conscience and our principles instead, we’re somehow complicit in the actions of what a candidate we […]

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Decision 2016: A Response to the No Argument

Jason highlighted a number of reasons why he believes Christians should not vote for Trump, but the three most significant reasons are because a vote for Trump (1) is pragmatic rather than principled, (2) forfeits our credibility as Christians, and (3) manifests fear and a failure to trust God. While I appreciate my friend Jason […]

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Decision 2016: Should a Christian Vote for Donald Trump? Yes

Today is the opening arguments phase of the debate between Robb and Jason on voting in the upcoming election.  For details, read their joint statement here, and be sure to check out Jason’s opening argument here. How should a Christian vote in the 2016 general election? In the final days leading up to November 8, many […]

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Decision 2016: Should a Christian Vote for Donald Trump? No

Today is the opening arguments phase of the debate between Robb and Jason on voting in the upcoming election.  For details, read their joint statement here, and be sure to check out Robb’s opening argument here. In keeping with the theme of the continuing decline of our republic, we are faced with the unsavory proposition of […]

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Statement on this Week’s Debate from Robb & Jason

It has been a difficult political year for the Church in America, and we Christians are faced with the always daunting task of participating in a democracy to choose a leader for this nation.  Tomorrow, we invite you to read a debate between our two bloggers, Jason Marianna and Robb Brunansky, on how a Christian […]

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