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Saturday, October 11, 2008

Just as You Did for the Middle Class, You Also Did For Me

Here is an excerpt from a blog post by Adam Taylor about the absence of "the poor" in political debate.
I grew up in the middle class and believe that our nation’s health and prosperity is tied to strengthening and expanding the middle class. However, a biblical perspective calls Christians to see the world, including our politics, through another lens. Jesus calls us to shift our gaze from our own narrow self-interest to prioritize the needs and interests of the weak, the vulnerable, and the impoverished. Times of economic collapse and strain only increase the temptation to act out of mentalities of fear and scarcity.
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