My Rule for Life

I would rather live my life as if there is a God, and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't, and die to find out there is.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

I Had a Thought

I had a thought (yes, I know that's had to believe) today.  Actually I had several. However, one kept coming back to me throughout the course of the day. With all the talk of the Tea Party and the Evangelical Christians swinging the vote to Newt in South Carolina and swinging the vote to Santorum in Iowa.  Just what is a Christian?  What do they believe in that other non-evangelical Americans do not.  I was watching one of the talk shows the other day and the "talking head" said the Tea Party and the Evangelical Christians were willing to "roll the dice" on Newt and lose the 2012 elections to BHO. One thing for sure, I don't think Christians gamble so therefore the "talking head" doesn't understand Christians or he's talking out his.........

But really, who are the Tea Party and Evangelical Christians that are voting for Newt and also casting votes for Santorum?  What makes them different and why?  Finally, just what do they stand for?

I don't know if I would qualify as a formal Tea Partyer (is that a word?) or as an Evangelical Christian.  I do know I was raised in a Christian (Lutheran) church.  We left the Lutheran church several years ago when it became too liberal.  I now attend Greencastle Bible Church, clik here for more info and recorded sermons. (Little advertisement for the good Pastor Flesher.) I just know what I believe in.  I sum it up like this.

I believe in God, Guns and Family (pro life).  You can add to that small government and a strong defense. My question to you and your friends is:  If you consider yourself a Tea Partyer, or an Evangelical Christian or just plan Christian just what do you believe in?  I would really like to know. If you  would be so kind I would ask  you to pass this around to your friends and see if they will answer.  If I get enough responses I'll re-post this with everybody's thoughts.

Thanks gang,

Pops@Conservative Outrage, the blog

2 comments:

Most Rev. Gregori said...

Pops, I believe in God, I believe in Jesus Christ as my personal Savior. I believe that Jesus is the only-begotten Son of God. In Short, I believe in the Nicene Creed, and like you, I believe in God, Guns and Family, I am pro-life though I do believe in the death penalty. I also believe in a small government, state's rights and a strong defense. I believe in personal responsibility, and I am also a "Tea Partyer" as they share my political views, which are, a strict adherence to the Constitution and the Rule of Law.

I do support Mitt Romney because he is NOT a true Conservative. He is more of a Liberal, as despite what he says, he is pro-abortion and pro-gay among other things.

Newt is more of a Conservative, but he does have a lot of baggage that he is lugging around. Santorum is pro-family, but he supports giving all kinds of "freebies" to illegals and their children.

In short, I really do not care for any of the candidates that the GOP is foisting on us. I am against Obama for so many reasons and do not want to see him get re-elected, but my question is, Why are those of us on the Right, always forced to "settle" for second best?

Most Rev. Gregori said...

Correction, "I do NOT support Mitt Romney".

Lutheran Pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Destruction of the embryo in the mother's womb is a violation of the right to live which God has bestowed upon this nascent life. To raise the question whether we are here concerned already with a human being or not is merely to confuse the issue. The simple fact is that God certainly intended to create a human being and that this nascent human being has been deliberately deprived of his life. And that is nothing but murder.

Read more about this famous Lutheran Pastor at:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dietrich_Bonhoeffer