Rejecting Christian Nationalism isn't rejecting Christ
Christians living lives dedicated to Christ will make a far greater impact in our world than dedicating a state to Christ in law.
Last week, I saw a remarkable social media post by North Dakota State Representative Brandon Pritchard.
He called for state legislatures to dedicate their state to Jesus Christ.
"Every conservative state should put into code that Jesus Christ is King and dedicate their state to Him," Pritchard posted on X.
He wants to do this to weed the wrong type of Republican out of office.
"Force RINOs to say no to Jesus and then brutalize them in elections," he added. "We need a government of Christians, not fakers."
I was curious about his background, so I looked him up. First, he endorsed Donald Trump for president. He claims on his campaign website that his biggest asset are his "Christian values he bases his voting criteria upon and the conservative principles he brings to public service. Experience and education mean little if the principles that guide the voting habits of a politician are based on the checkbooks of lobbyists and elites rather than in unchanging principles of just governance and responsible rulemaking."
I agree with that particular sentiment.
At 22-years-old, he's a very young state lawmaker, and I commend what he has accomplished thus far, but he is very much in error here.
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