The White House has decided to have an unreligious Christmas. Some will undoubtedly give this a big thumbs-up because of the mindless “inclusiveness” philosophy that has afflicted this country. it is as though we are on a crusade to prove that our nation’s history has had nothing to do with the Judeo-Christian ethic.
The White House decision has been hatched out of a desire to show respect for other faiths, but can’t we respect those faiths without hiding our own? The President supposedly has religious beliefs that fall under the influence of Christianity(unless he staged his faith merely to get the Christian vote–but let’s hope not). Do we honestly expect a head of state to completely divorce himself from his most cherished ideals while occupying the oval office? Can such a thing be done? If someone can check his faith at the door, was it really faith to begin with? Folks do this, like when they suspend faith while handling business transactions. I heard about a church leader who was cutting a business deal with a church member and told him, “I keep church and business separate.” The member should have seen a big red flag waving at that moment. (more…)