In just 48 hours Canadians have the privilege and responsibility to vote. And as an evangelical Christian I think this is one of the most difficult elections in which I have the responsibility to vote.
Talking about politics is an uncomfortable discussion much of the time. It is something we all have an opinion on, even if we might not know all that much about it. And the area I find the discussion about politics the most uncomfortable is when we discuss how to vote based on our belief system.
As a Christian, I believe we are to pray for our political leaders (1 Timothy 2:1-3) even if we did not vote for them and we should vote based on our conscious. But in my 15 years of having the responsibility and privilege to vote, this is the first time where I find it incredibly difficult to vote based on my beliefs. (more…)