Pastors and Politics from the Pulpit


Should pastors speak about politics from the pulpit? Well, on the one hand, they can’t avoid it. “Jesus is Lord” is a political statement. But should pastors endorse specific policies from the pulpit? Sometimes yes, and sometimes no.

Jonathan Leeman

Jonathan (@JonathanLeeman) edits the 9Marks series of books as well as the 9Marks Journal. He is also the author of several books on the church. Since his call to ministry, Jonathan has earned a master of divinity from Southern Seminary and a Ph.D. in Ecclesiology from the University of Wales. He lives with his wife and four daughters in Cheverly, Maryland, where he is an elder at Cheverly Baptist Church.

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