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Rock the Vote!



first off, who did you vote for today!? did you vote? if you didn’t here’s my pole:

I had an incredibly awesome experience as an American voter in these last couple days. Last night, I had the chance to sit down on go over all of the candidates, all of the props and all of the issues. It has been a simply fantastic time, personally, to regain a love for this country and it’s possibilities. It’s been awesome to discuss with friends, families, pastors, right, left, moderates and more on what it means to be American.

The thing that I’ve most appreciated are the dialogues I’ve been able to have on what it means to be Kingdom Agents in America. I’ve sensed that a fundamental responsibility I have as a Christ follower is to vote through a Kingdom lens and to be a Kingdom agent with how I struck the ballot today.

I’ve personally had HUNDREDS of dialogues on this stuff and some of my favorite ones with Promise, Chip and Amy Neal, my brother, my co-workers and those of you who read my blog. As Chip and I prayed this morning, after we voted, at the end of the day God is still God and His sovereign plan is still coming regardless of who’s gonna sleep in The White House for the next 4 years. What a hope we have in Jesus and we do have a responsibility to reflect Him well, if we claim to be following Him, as we go to the Polls today.


The last thing is that I, honestly, for the first time in awhile, just felt so proud to be an American (can you hear the song just caressing your ears…hahahah?!). The above picture is of the line I stood in at 5:45am this morning with a bunch of excited Americans that were ready to vote. It was awesome! I love that we can actually be a voice for the Kingdom in how we vote. I love that I can discuss, agree and disagree openly and honestly. I love that we are FREE. How liberating. Be proud today and high five someone and just say ‘WOO-HOO, America’. hahaha. Is anyone else feeling me on this one?! It is such a blessing to live in this country!!??

Thanks to all of you that read this blog and interact on it and I hope to further be a source of great dialogue that challenges us to think deeply and respond carefully! it’s a lot of fun. I’d love to hear your experience through this process and how you felt today.

Initial Reaction…

Watch this and then simply post a comment, right after you watch it, what your intitial reaction is to this video:

McCain Picks Republican Vice President – Who is Governor Sarah Palin?

I’ve been following the Democratic National Convention all week and have found it absolutely intriguing. After a pretty stunning speech from Obama last night in Denver and on the helms of the Republican National Convention, next week, I turned on the T.V. this morning to catch the announcement from McCain of his Vice Presidential running mate, the Governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin.

I’m curious what people know about Gov. Palin. To be honest I’ve never heard of her. She looks like a nice lady, but, what do you think qualifies her for the office of Vice President of the United States of America? It was a very interesting and potentially quite strategic choice by McCain and his campaign.

I’m gonna try and do a little more research and find out a bit more about Gov. Palin. In the meantime, what do you know about this woman?! Sound Off. What are your thoughts? Does this cause you to pause, especially if you were leaning towards voting for Obama/Biden, to see what this Republican campaign has to say over the next 60 days? Your thoughts…

Will Evangelicals Vote for Obama/Biden?!

just curious? sound off, regardless of what faith you stand on. if so why, if not why not?!