Pulpit Freedom Sunday: Just because you can, doesn't mean you should

Pulpit Freedom Sunday is this coming Sunday. Religious right groups want ministers to preach about politics on Sunday to the point telling their flocks who they commend for various political offices. I hope this does not catch on. It may be Constitutional, but it doesn't seem good. Churches have a job to do that can be hindered by ministers exercising this right. I have been in churches where such a freedom would split a church. Congregants who think like the pastor of politics might … [Read more...]