In Iowa, some United Methodists want the president and vice president tossed out of their church for "chargeable offenses" against its doctrines on justice and peace.
"Our hope is that George W. Bush and Dick Cheney will recognize the sinfulness of their actions, sincerely repent for what they have done and move on to change their ways," say leaders of the liberal TheyMustRepent.com network. "Although we recognize the improbability of that outcome, we believe that with God all things are possible."
Meet President Bush -- theological Rorschach test.
Throughout this campaign, Catholics have debated Sen. John Kerry's claim to his place at the Communion rail. The Democrat has drawn both criticism and applause in pulpits and pews while wrestling with the specifics of his Catholic heritage.
I've talked to enough Methodists to know that it is a church that is in need of revival and reformation.
My friend and I once asked a Methodist pastor how one enters into heaven, his response: Be a good person.
When asked about being born again, his reply: I can't preach that.
With a little research one can know that Bush is not perfect, but he at least attempts to make his decisions with the help of his God given conscience, which is more than I can say for his counterpart liberals, whether political or religious.
Discerned Believer, I agree entirely. You can question the Christianity of anyone who desires the power to lord over other people. I hope this is not the case with all our political leaders, but I do believe that it is most assuredly the case for many of them.