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Three Jesus-Inspired Ways to Respond to the Election In response to a political election, this article offers four ways to counteract injustice by following Jesus' example: Lamenting, using our position to challenge the system, giving away power, and obeying God's commands. Resource type: Article | Source: Missio Alliance | Author: Ruthie Johnson Midterm Elections: Let Us Pray Rich Villodas offers a prayer in the context of the 2018 U. S. midterm elections; it would be valuable for any election or other political event Resource type: Element of Worship | Source: Missio Alliance | Author: Rich Villodas Election Day This article is full of resources for planning a service around the time of election. This article contains prayers, song suggestions, and more that can be used in the service. Resource type: Element of Worship | Source: The African American Lectionary | Author: Kimberly Knight The Crisis That Makes Me Grieve the Evangelical Church Rich Villodas shares his three griefs over the result of the 2016 United States presidential election. He says, "My deepest grief is with the subtle messianic language that has permeated churches and hearts." Resource type: Article | Source: Missio Alliance | Author: Rich Villodas Election In this podcast on Matthew 9:36–10:8, Romans 5:6-11, and Exodus 19:2-6, Robert Barron preaches on divine election. Election is not on the basis of merit, and is always for service and never for glory. Resource type: Audio/Video | Source: Word on Fire | Author: Robert Barron Election Stress Disorder and the Mind of Christ "We make our elections and our elections make us." This reflections pushes us beyond this polarity, calling out our best instead as we allow the mind of Christ to be ours. Resource type: Article | Source: The Twelve | Author: Brian Keepers Election Day Scriptural and liturgical resources for a Sunday preceding an election, addressing how Jesus positioned himself regarding politics in his day. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline | Source: The African American Lectionary | Author: Frederick Douglass Haynes, III Prayers & Benediction for Election Season These are responsive reading litanies and a benediction of blessing written during the 2016 American election. However, both are general enough that they can be used in any country preparing for an election in any year. Resource type: Element of Worship | Source: Global Worship | Author: Fran Pratt Asking “Who Is My Neighbor?” After the Election Following heated political campaigns, it can be difficult to think of opposing candidates (and their supporters) as "neighbors." Paul Koshy uses Christ's words to cause help us see the diversity and unity within Christ's Kingdom. Resource type: Article | Source: Missio Alliance | Author: Paul Koshy Prayer for Election Time This prayer, written the people at Box Hill Baptist Church in Victoria, Australia, is meant for use at the time of an election, asking God's guidance and protection. Resource type: Element of Worship | Source: Re-Worship | Author: Christine Longhurst Post-Election Prayers Here are two prayers written after the 2016 American election. They can easily be tweaked to be helpful after any contentious election in any country. Resource type: Element of Worship | Source: Global Worship | Author: Aundi Kolber Full Text Hymns on Election Free grace in electionPD
Saint of God, Elect and PreciousPD
Church of God, Elect and GloriousPD
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Post-Election Day Devotion Jessica Miller Kelley offers a perspective and a prayer for use after an election (this post was written in 2012). Resource type: Devotional | Source: Ministry Matters | Author: Jessica Miller Kelley It’s Time to be Great Again Reacting to a political election, this article highlights themes of service, sacrifice, and the example of Christ by arguing that true greatness is loving people and standing up for the weak. Resource type: Article | Source: Missio Alliance | Author: Kris Beckert Post-Election Payer This is a post-election prayer, written after the November 2016 American election. Resource type: Element of Worship | Source: Re-Worship | Author: Richard Rohr Disciples in an Election Season This article by Ben Gosden encourages Christian leaders to "embody the love of Christ" during elections by refusing to spread "divisive language," avoiding partisan politics, practicing "holy conversation," and praying for unity after the election. Resource type: Article | Source: Ministry Matters | Author: Ben Gosden Sainthood, Election, and Lordship In his commentary on the rich text of Ephesians 1:11-23, Mark Tranvik highlights three themes—sainthood, election, and lordship—and what may be a proper way to discuss and preach on these themes. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Working Preacher - Preach This Week | Author: Mark Tranvik Of Election and the Mets In this humorous blog post Daniel Meeter blends baseball and theology and uses his experiences as a New York Mets fan as a metaphor for understanding the mysterious doctrine of election. Resource type: Article | Source: The Twelve Reject political idolatry this election season A group of pastors is asking churches to celebrate communion on Election Day to send the message that the church is a radical alternative to the power structures of our world. Resource type: Article | Source: Faith and Leadership | Author: Ben Irwin What Is Really At Stake for Catholic Voters in this Election Originally published before the 2016 US presidential election, this essay sees David Meconi reflect on the Catholic commitment to being "pro-life" and offer his assessment of the political implications of that commitment. Resource type: Article | Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review | Author: David Vincent Meconi
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