A group of conservative attorneys say they are on a mission from God to unseat four California judges in a rare challenge that is turning a traditionally snooze-button election into what both sides call a battle for the integrity of U.S. courts.
Vowing to be God's ambassadors on the bench, the four San Diego Superior Court candidates are backed by pastors, gun enthusiasts, and opponents of abortion and same-sex marriages.
"We believe our country is under assault and needs Christian values," said Craig Candelore, a family law attorney who is one of the group's candidates. "Unfortunately, God has called upon us to do this only with the judiciary."...
Gil Rugh said or, wrote: Key prinicples for a biblical understanding include: 1. Keeping Israel & the Church distinct. 2. Jesus in the Gospels is a continuance of God's program with Israel (the Jews). He lived under the Mosaic Law until His resurrection. 3. The promised Davidic Kingdom has not been established. Christ is not sitting on David's throne. Spiritualizing leads to inaccuracy. 4. Ministry responsibilities differ between the Church and the individual believer.