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This book does not tell you how to vote. Instead it will help you resist clever campaign slogans and television ads designed to make you angry or afraid. Faith in the Voting Booth provides general principles to guide you in 2016 and for years to come.
As informed faith leaders, Anderson and Carey not only identify the issues but also help you reflect biblically on how to vote. It is a book that will keep people of faith up to date and ready to vote with confidence and wisdom.
Publication Date: 2016
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Leith Anderson serves as president of the National Association of Evangelicals. For thirty-five years he was the pastor of Wooddale Church in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. He is a graduate of both Denver Seminary and Fuller Theological Seminary. Anderson is the author of more than 20 books.
Galen Carey is Vice President, Government Relations, for the National Association of Evangelicals and is responsible for representing the NAE before Congress, the White House and the Courts. Before joining the NAE staff, Carey was a longtime leader in World Relief, the relief and development arm of the NAE. Carey is a graduate of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and McCormick Theological Seminary.
The apostle Paul reminds us to pray for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. Leith Anderson and Galen Carey offer a practical reminder that as believers, we have the privilege of letting the timeless truths of Scripture guide our decisions as we select those leaders and vote on the issues.
Biblically informed voting among followers of Jesus is far too rare today. Faith in the Voting Booth by Anderson and Carey provides a valuable resource for anyone who wants to cast their vote in a manner consistent with Scripture. Carefully consider its contents and then prayerfully cast your vote.
As those who are charged to be the salt of the earth and the light of the world, Christians have both a moral and spiritual imperative to vote. Part of influencing the flavor, feeling, look, and tone of our nation and indeed our world is accomplished through the prayerful and thoughtful casting of ballots at our local voting booths. It is with this in mind that Leith Anderson and Galen Carey's book, Faith in the Voting Booth, is such a timely work. From the very practical matter of registering to vote to the provision of a biblical framework through which to analyze some of the hot button issues of our day, they offer a very helpful tool for any Christian who desires to honor his/her dual citizenship at the voting booth.
The right book for a pivotal moment. Leith Anderson and Galen Carey have done a great service with this thoughtful, articulate guide. Combining religion and politics can be explosive, but Anderson and Carey offer wisdom and leadership. They are an example of how Christian faith should engage political action.
The most comprehensive, thoughtful, and researched book ever written on living out our faith as we vote. This is NOT just some simplistic Voters Guide. This falls in the category of Discipleship as a witness for Christ. The reading is compelling and rich in both biblical and historical narratives that impact our thinking both domestically and globally now and in the future. The course of history could be changed. Take the challenge!
David Smith5 Stars Out Of 5Wise Counsel on Americas Social PrioritiesOctober 28, 2016David SmithQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Thinking of an election year this book is published in 2016. But its scope goes far beyond the national election by giving thoughtful, balanced, nonpartisan, easy-to-grasp, and biblical guidance toward ongoing social priorities facing America that most if not all evangelical Christians would support.
Leith Anderson is the current president of the National Association of Evangelicals. The NAE has spoken as a united voice for millions of American evangelicals since 1942.