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A Letter to Pastors on a Biblical Requirement to Vote

It is imperative that Christian pastors and leaders are not delinquent in their responsibility to address their congregations about current political and social issues. This is especially important because only 1 out of every 4 Christians in America votes. 25 million registered Christians do not vote and there are 15 million Christians who are not even registered to vote.

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My Faith Votes mobilizes churches to host ‘Voter Registration Sunday’ on Sept. 20, registering Christians to vote in November

My Faith Votes, a nonpartisan organization that mobilizes people of faith to vote in local, state and national elections, will observe its second annual national “Voter Registration Sunday” on Sept. 20 in an effort to register Christians to vote in the upcoming November national and local elections.

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My Faith Votes names Paul Isaacs Vice President of National Outreach

“I am honored to be joining My Faith Votes as VP of National Outreach,” Paul Isaacs said. “My Faith Votes stands for everything that I hold dear — Christ, His church, and impacting the social systems within the world He created. I hope to bring the energy and experience necessary to propel this organization even further as it continues to grow and reach people of faith all across the country.”

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Three Reasons Why Christians Should Vote

The Bible explicitly expresses an obligation to our government that is derived from God’s authority. As Americans, we are allowed the unique opportunity to influence our laws. For Christians, this means we must bring our biblical worldview to the public square.

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Four Myths About Christian Political Engagement

As Christians, it’s easy to look at politics and want to walk away altogether. It’s much harder—and much more necessary—to engage in politics as one way of impacting our society. The question is: how do we engage in politics without compromising the gospel?

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A Prayer for America

Lord, this is a dark and dangerous time for our country. Our politics is full of hate, and it is spilling over in how we think of and treat each other.

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My Faith Votes Conversation with Phil Robertson

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19th Amendment Centennial: Women Have the Right to Vote for What They Believe

As the political noise between now and Nov. 3 increases and identity politics become more pronounced, my hope is that women will remember that those who fought for our right to vote wanted us to think critically and independently. We must decide what we value most and let our faith and beliefs—not merely our gender—guide our vote.

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America's Civil Wars - Then and Now

What an ominous time this is for our 244-year-old republic. Its future hangs in the balance. The choices we make on November 3rd will send this nation down one of two dramatically different paths. The wrong decision will be catastrophic.

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Initiative Seeks to Increase Evangelical Vote in November: 'Churches Alone Can Make All the Difference'

Our Church Votes, an outgrowth of My Faith Votes, is a bipartisan nationwide campaign that seeks "to encourage church attendees to register to vote in upcoming national and local elections and to educate themselves on the issues most important to people of faith."

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New Initiative Urges All Christians to Vote in November

“We are trying to reach every church. We are trying to call every church in America that follows Christ, that believes the Bible is true. We’re asking each and every church to engage their congregation and to hold at least one voter registration drive before the elections to encourage and equip the attendees, the members of their church, to be a part of this process,” Jason Yates, CEO of My Faith Votes, told The Christian Post. Our Church Votes, which is an initiative of My Faith Votes,

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July 4 – Remember America’s Founding Ideal

America has come a long way since 1776 because men and women who believe in our founding ideal fought for them to become a reality in our nation. This election year, it’s up to us to play our part in this story by voting for leaders who will protect our constitutional rights.

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My Faith Votes Conversation with Pastor Vance Pitman

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My Faith Votes Conversation with Lt. Col. Allen West (Ret.)

Watch our insightful conversation with My Faith Votes National Spokesperson, Lt. Col. Allen West, as we discussed a wide range of questions taken from viewers which included the November 3 elections, Black Lives Matters, and other current topics.

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A Message from our Founder and President

An important message and prayer for our nation from our Founder and President, Sealy Yates

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My Faith Votes selects Lt. Col. Allen West (Ret.) as Spokesperson

“Voting is a privilege and a blessing that every Christian should enjoy. Now I have the opportunity to share that blessing by empowering and equipping people of faith alongside My Faith Votes, an initiative that is vital to the health of the church and the country,” says Lt. Col. West.

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Evangelical leaders launch ‘Our Church Votes’ to rapidly increase voter registration state by state, beginning in Virginia, Georgia, California

My Faith Votes, a nonpartisan movement that motivates, equips, and activates Christians in America to participate in elections, has launched Our Church Votes, a campaign to equip pastors and encourage church attendees to register to vote in upcoming national and local elections, beginning in Virginia, Georgia, and California.

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How the Left and the Right View COVID-19

Can a virus be political? Recent research suggests many people are viewing the Coronavirus crisis through an ideological lens. Here are a few reasons why politics are affecting how people approach the coronavirus disease.

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Election Watch - May 12, 2020

A Bellwether Special Election, and COVID’s Influence on Voting

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State Election Date Changes Due to COVID-19 (as of 5/15/20)

Check here to see if your state has made any election date changes or requirements for voting.

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The Importance of Local Elections

How states and cities respond to the Coronavirus outbreak will have massive ramifications on citizens' lives and their quality of life.

Election Watch

Election Watch - Apr 23, 2020

Bernie Drops Out, Convention Moved

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My Faith Votes Conversation with Gov. Mike Huckabee

Watch our conversation with Gov. Mike Huckabee to hear his valuable insight on elections in the face of the coronavirus.

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My Faith Votes Survey: 6 in 10 Christians have an even higher view of President Trump during COVID-19 crisis

Six in ten self-identified Christians said they have an even higher view of President Trump because of his leadership during the COVID-19 crisis, according to a survey of over 10,000 people conducted by the nonpartisan voter mobilization group My Faith Votes.

Election Watch

Election Watch - Feb 11, 2020

Buttigieg on the Bible, Abortion, and Trusting Women

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National Voter Registration Sunday Success

My Faith Votes volunteers and church leaders across 42 states participated in the first-ever National Voter Registration Sunday.

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Every Vote Matters

With over 80,000 local and state elections taking place across the nation this year, it’s important to look back on just how incredibly close some of the state legislative races were in 2018.

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Our Constitution is Remarkable

Constitution. For most people that word brings to mind the image of an old, fragile piece of parchment. But consider the word a little longer than that initial image. What does constitution really mean?

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Faith Takeaway Points from Trump’s 2020 Announcement

On Tuesday evening, President Trump delivered his official 2020 presidential announcement speech to a packed arena of supporters in Florida, where he discussed his accomplishments from his time in office and his goals for the future.

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My Faith Votes’ ‘Because I Care’ Campaign Equips 325,000 Students on 117 Christian Colleges to Vote in Midterms

Because of the efforts of My Faith Votes and im2moro the youngest generation of Christian voters on campuses across the country have been prepared to vote, and more importantly, they recognize voting is not a partisan act, it is a biblical act that brings faith into the communities.

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Gov. Mike Huckabee, Bishop Harry Jackson and Jason Yates Explain ‘Why Your Vote Matters’ on TBN’s ‘Huckabee’

“We want believers to pray, think about the issues from a biblical worldview, get informed about those issues and then vote from that biblical worldview.” -Jason Yates, CEO My Faith Votes

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Should School Choice Matter to Christians?

This is an issue that many believe is too complicated, better left to the educational experts and our government officials to solve. Yet, it’s an issue that gambles with the future of our children. And more importantly, it’s one that scripture speaks to clearly...

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Tomorrow, Christians Will Choose Our Next World Leader

Each of us makes thousands of decisions every day. Some decisions are good ones; eat a healthy meal, do something special to honor our spouse, purpose to play with our children. Some decisions are not so good; order that extra fast food item we didn’t need, sleep in and skip the gym, watch our favorite TV episode in lieu of reading our Bible. Just like this election, no matter what life brings in our paths, EVERY decision has at least two options; one would have a positive effect and the other a negative.