March 14, 2009

A Government of the people, by the people, for the people

James L. Evans, pastor of Auburn First Baptist Church in Auburn, Alabama, writes that "We Lost the Ideal of Collective Responsibility." read article

He writes:

It never fails. Just about every time I write about the responsibility we have not only as Christians but also as citizens to provide a viable social safety net for the poor in our midst, someone will fire back to let me know that it is not the job of government to help the poor.