Election ’08: Faith at the Polls

Barack Obama asks us to take a leap of faith tomorrow.

— We see his lack of experiencce and he says, “Trust me.”

— We see his liberalism and he says, “I’ll cut your taxes.”

— We see his radical pro-abortion record and he says, “I’ll cut the abortion rate.”

— We see him go along with the entrenched political corruption in Chicago and he says, “I’ll change Washington.”

— We see him as a traditional partisan, and he says, “I’ll reach across the aisle.”

— We see his America-hating friends, and he says he is a patriot.

For Sen. Obama to be a good president, he will have to go against everything he has stood for politically. That seems possible, I suppose, but not likely.

Unless you’re willing to take that leap of faith.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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