Religious Freedom and Our Responsibility

Brent Walker, Executive Director of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, had an article in yesterday’s Washington Post. In it he had this to say about the responsibility that we, as the Christian majority, have:

The Christian majority — composed of numerous different denominations, including many that struggled for their freedom to worship as they see fit — has the responsibility to ensure that freedom exists for all. That responsibility means more than supporting good laws. It also means making sure the rights exist in practice.

Walker goes on to say,

Many of the recent statements that affirm religious freedom, while questioning the “wisdom” and “appropriateness” of this project, ring hollow. The burden of ensuring that all enjoy religious freedom equally falls to all of us.

You can read the rest of the article here.

Do you fight for your own religious freedom? Ought you not fight for others’ religious freedom as well?

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