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Wisdom from Pat Robertson (try again)

October 5, 2011


The one-time presidential candidate and host of the 700 Club has glimpsed the light that Martin Luther King and Billy Graham once saw: Endorsing political candidates inflates a Church leader’s ego but diminishes his or her influence. We rob ourselves of objectivity. We fall prey to manipulation. We no longer play a prophetic role and we treat the symptom instead of the disease. He told the Associated Press: “I’ve personally backed off from direct political involvement. I’ve been there, done that. The truth of the matter is politics is not going to change our world. It’s really not going to make that much of a difference.”

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