It’s an election year and talk of politics is everywhere. It’s in the air, on the air and in church. According to the Pew Research Center, almost two-thirds of Americans have heard their preacher talk about political issues and, even, candidates. When they do so, they walk a fine legal line, so what are the implications of politics in the pulpit? How has that conversation changed and what’s being said this election year?
Kris Norris - ordained Baptist minister and co- author of Kingdom Politics: In Search of a New Political Imagination for Today's Church
Tim Funk, religion and faith writer at the Charlotte Observer
Dr. Julia M. Robinson, Associate Professor of Religion at UNC Charlotte