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Pockets of resistance - but not the kind you think

While America burned at the hands of disgruntled, whiny young people who rioted in the streets this Veteran's Day weekend (if you believe the news), I had the opportunity to run into great pockets of resistance who were doing nothing of the sort. In this commentary, Christian Examiner's executive editor takes a look at a very different kind of resistance than one talked about following the contentious presidential election.

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You voted in the election, but the choice was God's to make

Dr. Gregory Tomlin writes that God used the workings of both political parties to bring about His will in the 2016 presidential election. And though His seating of Donald Trump in the presidency may not be understood by all, that doesn't mean it wasn't so.

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Southwestern Seminary president offers three different ways to vote for Hillary Clinton

Dr. Paige Patterson, president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, write of three different ways to cast a ballot for Hillary Clinton. One may actually vote for her, write in a candidate who has no chance of winning, or simply not vote, her surmises. Or, in casting a vote for Donald Trump, something surprising might take place, he says.

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LAWSUIT: Christian school banned from delivering pregame prayer

Last year the Florida High School Athletic Association refused to let a private Christian school use a taxpayer-funded microphone inside the taxpayer-funded stadium to deliver a pregame prayer over a loudspeaker before a championship football game in which they were involved. The FHSAA cited Florida statutes in their decision.

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COMMENTARY: What every Christian should consider in a national election

The pastor of First Baptist Church of Jacksonville, Florida, writes about the historic implication of September 11, not just September 11, 2001, but that same date in 1814 and the sacrifices made then for the freedoms Americans now enjoy. Brunson challenges readers to remember history during this important time in America, and to recognize the critical issues before our nation.

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COMMENTARY: What your vote does and does not do

For those who might confuse the "consent of the governed" with an absolute moral affirmation of everything the candidate has ever said or done, Barry McCarty, a professor at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary offers this advice.