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Chamisa and the dangerous dance of religion and politics

12 Jun 2024 at 07:54hrs | Views
As the Chaplaincy Department, aligned with Nelson Chamisa's CCC faction, descends into infighting and power struggles, it becomes clear that the foray of religious leaders into politics is a recipe for controversy and disaster.
The department's mandate to provide spiritual guidance has been hijacked by personal ambition and political expediency, blurring the lines between church and state.
The Bible unequivocally teaches submission to governing authorities, yet some church leaders choose to defy this principle, aligning themselves with the opposition and inviting divine retribution. By indulging in politics, they compromise their spiritual integrity and the trust of their congregation.

Their congregations comprise individuals from diverse political backgrounds, and criticizing the ruling party from the pulpit only fuels animosity and hate speech. Instead of promoting unity and understanding, these religious leaders perpetuate division and strife.

If they choose to enter politics, they must be prepared for scrutiny and challenges, shedding their spiritual cloak and donning the armor of political engagement. The pursuit of political power is a grueling and unforgiving endeavor, and they must steel themselves for the challenges ahead.

The Chaplaincy Department's debacle serves as a cautionary tale about the dangers of religion and politics mixing. Let us not forget that true spiritual leaders prioritize nurturing faith and well-being, not seeking political power and influence.

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