Evangelicals and Millennials Rock the VotePosted: January 20, 2016
Recently, USA Today ran a piece “Rock the Vote poll: Millennials’ agenda for the next president” summarizing four important issues at hand during the 2016 election. They write,
Get serious about converting to renewable energy, the under-35 generation says by an overwhelming margin, and require every gun buyer to undergo a background check. They endorse putting body cameras on police officers and accepting refugees from war-torn countries such as Syria.
While it is hard to nail down Millennials political ideology, baby boomer evangelicals find themselves in a similar confusing identity. Recently, Rev. Dr. John Piper provided an example of this confusion; Is an evangelical a political or theological commitment, and do not say both?
From his spiritualizing anti-gun post resonating with Millennials nationwide, “Should Christians Be Encouraged to Arm Themselves?” to his recent, unexplained justice tweets:
If “Black Lives Matter” matters, know why from their own website. http://blacklivesmatter.com/ . See What We Believe and Herstory.
“Slaves, obey your masters.” Really? 1 Peter 2:18-20 Look at the Book. http://dsr.gd/1OtpcWc
The enemy called terrorists kills his dozens in America. The enemy called love of self-preservation kills millions–forever.