Theocracy (“God” runs the government) is a Really Bad Idea.

(One of my letters to the editor of a local newspaper.) I am a church person, a person of faith. But I don’t think the US needs a government that rules as if it were the voice of God. This nation’s Constitution was written partly in order to help us avoid theocracy. Unfortunately there are Americans today who clearly think the Founders were wrong. They want their groups of churches to dictate to the White House, the Congress, the Courts and the rest of us. We do need God’s wisdom, help, and protection. I hope we seek and pray for … Continue reading