Should Christians Be in Politics?
A Pastor’s Legal Rights
- Patriot’s Fliers (PDF) six one-page documents examining how the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were an outgrowth of a Judeo-Christian worldview and how the Constitution was finished in prayer; foster an appreciation and excitement for our founding documents.
- Abortion and the Campaign for Immorality – Dr. John MacArthur
- VIDEO: Blessed is the Nation Whose God is the Lord – Jim Garlow
- A Theology of Marriage from Genesis to Revelation (PDF) – John Stemberger
- God’s Design for Marriage and Family (PDF) – Dr. John Guest
- Marriage, the Image of God (PDF) – Miles McPherson
- A Biblical Response to Unholy Gay Matrimony (PDF) – Ronnie Floyd
- Standing Up for Truth and Justice for Children (PDF) – Michael Snyder, Esq.
- VIDEO: 4 Reasons I Cannot Support Barack Obama – Bishop Harry Jackson
- Stand for Marriage (PPT)
Legal Rights of Churches and Pastors
- Church Action and the IRS – handout by John Stemberger
- Guidelines for “Political Activities” for Churches and Pastors by the Alliance Defense Fund
- Political and Legislative Guidelines for Pastors and Churches chart by the Liberty Counsel
- Seven Things All Churches Should Have in Their Bylaws by the Alliance Defense Fund
How your church can get involved:
- Order FFPC Voter Guides for your congregation
- Voter registration (find resources here) – deadline was October 9, 2012
- Volunteer at a local Field Office
- Write editorials to local newspapers
- Sign up for Florida Family Policy Council email alerts
- VIDEOS: Pastors’ Conferences How, Why and When Pastors Should Preach About Politics with Dr. Wayne Grudem
- Survey of Religious Hostility in America from the Liberty Institute
- In Their Own Words: Republican/Democrat Party Comparison by Wallbuilders
- Party A and Party B: A Quick Summary of Their Views on Current Issues by Dr. Wayne Grudem
- VIDEOS: Bob Coy of Calvary Chapel on political issues
- Articles on WayneGrudem.com (click the Politics category)
- Alliance Defending Freedom Pulpit Freedom Sunday
- Help for Pastors – Our list of websites and organizations dedicated to supporting pastors with resources on ministry, struggling with sin, sermon research, office administration, leading your family, and more.
- Pastor Action Kit including a voter registration tool for your website and several bulletin inserts.
- The Truth Project DVD-based biblical worldview curriculum for small groups from Focus on the Family
- Resources for Churches by the Alliance Defending Freedoms covering such topics as church governance, churches and politics, equal access, and religious freedom.
- Generic Study of Marriage with Scriptural Citations (PDF)
(Not a Florida pastor? Your state’s organization may have additional state-specific resources. See CitizenLink’s list of state family policy councils to find yours.)