(By Dr. Michael Brown) Last year, for the first time in my life, I endorsed a political candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, but I’m not sure I’ll endorse a candidate again in the future. This, however, has nothing to do with Ted Cruz himself, who I still believe was a fine candidate and who I hope will have a bright political future.
Rather, it has to do with the baggage that comes with endorsing a candidate, and that baggage can be problematic for Christian leaders. In my view, the issue is not whether pastors and ministry heads should have a voice in politics. I believe we should, and for obvious reasons, I oppose the Johnson Amendment. READ MORE