To my liberal / progressive Christian friends:

mike_pence_official_portrait_112th_congressI’ll freely concede that Donald Trump is a demagogue. But your decision to call Mike Pence a “fascist” is beyond the pale and makes you look unhinged, not to mention ignorant. If Pence is a fascist, then what is Mussolini?

I know passions are running high, and there may come a time when we need to stand together against tyranny, but right now Christ-followers need to be part of the solution, not part of the problem, in our polarized nation.

Character assassination is not Christlike.

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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