Pastors, It’s Up to You
- SHAWN A. AKERS - CharismaNews.com
- Sep 27, 2012
If America is to experience a Third Great Awakening—which some evangelicals say is vital to the survival of our country—then local pastors must play a critical role in educating their congregations politically prior to the November general election, Vision of America Founder and President Rick Scarborough said Wednesday.
Scarborough, who has spent the past eight months touring the state of Florida and other parts of the country speaking to local pastors, told an audience of more than 50 pastors at Charisma Media’s offices in Lake Mary, Fla., that it’s their responsibility to get members of the their churches registered to vote and to instruct them to “vote their values.”
“I say everywhere I go, ‘As the church goes, so goes the nation.’ In all honesty, as the pastor goes, so goes the church,” Scarborough said. “We have really focused our energies on finding what I call the remnant of pastors who, like the sons of Isaachar, under the times and know what they should do.
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