From the May/June, 2011 issue of Touchstone
His God & Ours by Patrick Henry Reardon

His God & Ours

Patrick Henry Reardon on Why We Can Be Brothers & Sisters in Christ

hortly after he assumed office earlier this year, the newly elected governor of Alabama created a considerable stir when he mounted a Baptist pulpit and declared, “If you have been adopted in God’s family like I have, and like you have if you’re a Christian and if you’re saved, and the Holy Spirit lives within you just like the Holy Spirit lives within me, then you know what that makes? It makes you and me brothers. And it makes you and me brother and sister.”

The ensuing comments on this declaration were predictable. For ex . . .


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