Fight for what's right -- period

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
 | 
Chris Woodward (OneNewsNow.com)

hands on BibleAn author and commentator encourages Christians to not be afraid to speak the truth, even if someone says it's "too political."

Speaking on "The Hamilton Corner" on American Family Radio (AFR), Dr. Everett Piper said the Church should not accept that things issues like life, gender, and childhood innocence are political.

"These aren't political issues; these are reality issues. These are issues of biblical justice and biblical definitions and the protection of human beings and the dignity of women and justice for children and the defense of life," said Piper. "If William Wilberforce would have accepted this argument that it's too political to engage in the public arena for arguing against the abolition of the slave trade, then it would have been another 100 years before the British colonies would have abolished slavery."

Piper went on to make a similar comparison with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Piper

"If Dr. King would have accepted the argument that 'you're too political,' where would we be in the civil rights movement in the Untied States? These are not arguments that are too political," he continued. "These are biblical arguments. And if Christians step out of the public arena by being silenced and pigeonholed with this false claim of 'you're being too political,' then all is lost."

Piper said that Christians have an obligation to step into the public square and fight for the things that are right, just, true, and real.

"Surely we can agree that it's not too political to defend children, to defend life, to defend women, and to defend all human beings as being created in the image of God and not allow culture to dumb us down as if we're animals," said Piper. "That is not too political."

Dr. Piper is the author of Not a Daycare: The Devastating Consequences of Abandoning Truth and the former president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University.

Editor's Note: The American Family Association is the parent organization of the American Family News Network, which operates OneNewsNow.com.

Comments

We moderate all reader comments, usually within 24 hours of posting (longer on weekends). Please limit your comment to 300 words or less and ensure it addresses the article - NOT another reader's comments. Comments that contain a link (URL), an inordinate number of words in ALL CAPS, rude remarks directed at other readers, or profanity/vulgarity will not be approved. More details

SIGN UP FOR OUR DAILY NEWS BRIEF

FEATURED PODCAST

VOTE IN OUR POLL

Has the federal gov't 'crossed the line' when imposing COVID-related restrictions?

CAST YOUR VOTE

GET PUSH NOTIFICATIONS

SUBSCRIBE

LATEST AP HEADLINES

  Biden's new evictions moratorium faces legality doubts
Nursing home to workers: Get vaccine or lose your job
Microsoft joins company demands for employee vaccinations
Over half NY Assembly wants to oust Cuomo if he doesn't quit
Wisconsin election officials cancel 205K voter registrations

LATEST FROM THE WEB

When does the COVID-19 panic end?
Mask-wearing: Not polite, not considerate
Tucker Carlson: Rochelle Walensky now makes the laws, and she's taking your private property
Pardoning the McCloskeys is what real racial justice looks like
Clown Town: COVID experts get buckshot to the face over latest advice about wearing masks at home

CARTOON OF THE DAY

Cartoon of the Day
NEXT STORY
Parents urged to add name to protect their rights

U.S. ConstitutionA parental rights organization has set a goal to defend parental rights: a constitutional amendment.