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As Midterms Near, Clergy Preach Politics and Civic Lessons

posted on November 8, 2022

David Crary and Holly Meyer of the Associated Press report, “Across America, faith leaders have squeezed in some final messages about the midterm elections during their worship services this weekend.” Some, such as Rabbi David Wolpe of Sinai Temple in Los Angeles, took a non-partisan stand. He said, “The notion that one party or faction is repository of all virtue is fatuous and dangerous. God is greater than parties.” Others, such as pastor Robert Jeffress of First Baptist Dallas, took a pointedly more political stance. He said, “Go out and vote against the godless values – the pro-abortion, pro-transgender values – of the godless left.”

Read at Associated Press