Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis and ‘A Christian Manifesto’

Demonstrators stand on the front steps of the federal building waving a rainbow flag in protest of Rowan County clerk Kim Davis’ arrival to attend a contempt of court hearing for her refusal to issue marriage certificates to same-sex couples at the United States District Court in Ashland, Kentucky, September 3, 2015.

In his book, A Christian Manifesto, Francis Schaeffer says, “It is not only that true spirituality covers all of life, but that it covers all parts of the spectrum of life equally. In this sense, there is nothing concerning reality that is not spiritual.”

Thus, a person does not leave his faith in the pew of her church when she exits its doors; rather, she takes her faith into her home life, her work life, and everything she does in between. This means that if she is a Christian doctor, she may refuse to perform elective abortions, if she is a Christian pharmacist, she may refuse to prescribe abortion-inducing drugs, if she is a Christian county clerk, she may refuse to issue same-sex marriage licenses, and so on. […]

Source: Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis and ‘A Christian Manifesto’

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