The Most Important Thing You’ll Do Today

No, it is not voting.  Vote if you like, but Christians need to keep such actions in perspective and not get caught up in pseudo-salvations. We have a duty, as theologian Stanley Hauerwas recently said, not to take voting too seriously.  Instead as an act of allegiance and reorientation take part in communion with other Christians.  Throughout the country churches are holding communion to mark our true identity as Christ’s people.  Find a Eucharist near you here: http://electiondaycommunion.org/participating-congregations/

About Ragan Sutterfield

Ragan Sutterfield is a writer and Episcopal seminarian sojourning from his native Arkansas in Alexandria, Virginia. He is the author of Cultivating Reality: How the Soil Might Save Us, Farming as a Spiritual Discipline and a contributor to the book Sacred Acts: How churches are working to protect the Earth’s climate. Ragan’s articles and essays have appeared in a variety of magazines including Triathlete, The Oxford American, and Books & Culture. He works to live the good life with his wife Emily and daughter Lillian.


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