Christian Voting Resources: For Pastors

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Resources for Pastors & Churches

Project 75 is a non-partisan group that encourages pastors to get 75% of their congregation to vote. This website includes a video and voter tools.

This article and this article from the IRS lists activities that are and are notpermissible for 501(c)(3) incorporated churches.

Liberty Counsel provides this very useful chart and article regarding what pastors and churches can do politically.

Liberty Legal Institute has provided this guidance; and the ACLJ has posted thisinformation and this memorandum for 501(c)(3) incorporated churches.

This bill previously introduced in the U.S. Congress would restore the free speech rights of 501(c)(3) incorporated churches.

A Christian Voter Intimidation Letter from Americans United for Separation of Church and State is an example of efforts to intimidate Christians and churches from being involved in the election process. This article examines a letter sent to pastors and churches in 2006, which attempts to intimidate them. WallBuilders takes this letter and crosses out the factually incorrect editorial comments designed to intimidate and leaves only the verified information intact.

Information and Quotes on Voting and Issues
Read an article written by David Barton entitled: “American Voters and the Abortion Issue.”

Read a collection of the Founding Fathers’ quotes on voting here.Compare the 2012 Republican and Democratic Party Platforms on several issues:Read Comparison.

WallBuilders Election Resources

The Role of Pastors & Christians in Civil Government documents the historic role people of faith played in our government; available in DVD, Audio CD, andBooklet.

Access or download a copy of The Bible, Voters, & Election 2008, and while you will have to disregard the candidate-specific segments, you can have the information about how to create a Biblical framework for candidate evaluation and voting.

***Vote! A Christian’s Civic Responsibility (Flyers or Bulletin Inserts) (availablein a PDF download) contain powerful quotes on the importance of voting from Noah Webster, Charles Finney, James Garfield and John Jay.

Congress, the Culture, and Christian Voting contains information often given by David Barton during presentations which address today’s culture. It includes recent Christian voting statistics as well as breakdowns on votes in Congress on issues such as: traditional marriage, display of the Ten Commandments, protection of “Under God” in the pledge, death tax, etc.