Editorial: How Much Can Churches Engage in Politics?

July 26, 2004

Source: Southern Baptist Press


On July 26, 2004 the Southern Baptist Press> reported that, "as we round the sharp turns leading to another presidential election this fall, and as churches seek to fulfill their biblical calling to engage our culture morally and socially, their understanding of the actual contours of this legal guardrail becomes increasingly important. Examining the permitted exits in the guardrails is vital as a growing number of evangelical leaders engage in renewed efforts to increase voter turnout. This article addresses in FAQ format questions commonly raised by churches concerning this issue."