As difficult as this election season has been, we still have a lot to be thankful for. That point was brought home to me earlier this week in a Facebook chat with a friend in Kenya.
And then he said something that put everything we endure -- endless robo-calls and attack ads -- in perspective: "Pray for us also as we come to elections. Civil wars arise and many kill each other."
As brutal as our election campaigns can be, we don't worry about them erupting into violence or war. Thank the Lord with us that we have the privilege of voting (many nations do not), and that our system works relatively smoothly.
- Earlier this week we highlighted a video that your church might want to use this weekend to encourage people to vote according to biblical values.
- Here's a link to a powerful sermon by John MacArthur: Abortion and the Campaign for Immorality.
- Here's an article by Randy Alcorn: Do the Candidates Have Different Positions on Abortion and Does it Matter?