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Why Pastors Should Get Political

“Can you imagine if (Abolitionist William) Wilburforce said, ‘I don’t want to teach about the slave trade. I don’t want to be political. I might turn off someone who needs to hear the gospel’?” So challenged New York Tmes best-selling author Eric Metaxes at an event about a week ago at Moody Church.  Both he and Moody Senior Pastor Dr. Erwin Lutzer were comparing the church in Nazi Germany to the American Church today.
            
You see, just like the church in Nazi Germany refused to speak out against evil and injustice some 70 years ago, so the American Church is
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