By Julie Roys
Julie Roys is host of a national talk show on the Moody Radio Network called “Up For Debate.”
Jesus confronted the money-changers and challenged believers to give to the needy. But, would he support socialism?
Increasingly, Americans think he would. In fact, a recent Barna poll found that more Americans think Jesus would prefer socialism (24%) than those who believe he would prefer capitalism (14%). The other 62% responded neither or not sure, but the poll still reveals a disturbing trend.
Last Saturday, Micah Conkling, a Christian writer and podcaster, argued on my radio program that socialism is the political and economic system that best fulfills the Golden Rule. Not surprisingly, Conkling is a Millennial, the most pro-socialist generation America has ever known. According to a recent Reason-Rupe survey, 53% of Americans under 30 view socialism favorably, compared to less than a third of Americans over 30. Similarly, Gallup found that 69% of those under 30 said they would be willing to vote for a socialist presidential candidate. Continue reading “Daniel Branzei: Lectură obligatorie pentru copiii de români care știu limba engleză: 5 Reasons Socialism Is Not Christian”