Faith and Politics
Sometimes we shy away from connecting our faith with politics. To be sure, we need to be non partisan in any political conversations we enter into. However, I believe that there is a place for faithfulness in the political arena and that we as the church are called upon to be prophetic voices for those who experience injustice as the marginalized of our society. The gospels tell us that Jesus challenged those who held political power in his own day. I believe that as disciples of Jesus today, we are called to do the same when the opportunity arises.
Tomorrow, our MPP Mr. Peter Bethlenfalvy, who is also the Minister of Finance, has requested to meet with me and a few members of faith communities in Uxbridge. In particular, he has asked us to reflect with him on the issues we see in our community from a faith perspective. I am grateful that he has asked for this, and that Gail Brown, Art Mathews and Ann Phillips will join me in meeting with him. Read More.
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