The New Conservative Party is not really new. They are an existing party that was formerly led by Colin Craig (jokingly called CCCP by some) that receives a considerable amount of support from right wing Christian groups in NZ. The (New) Conservatives claim that they are not a Christian based party, but anyone who moves… Continue reading What is the purported appeal of the NZ New Conservatives political party?
So far we’ve taken an indepth look at the key theologies that influence the evangelical church to mostly support the right wing of politics. We’ve highlighted that there is a division between the white evangelical and black evangelical communities in the US. This division is probably seen between different segments of the Christian church worldwide… Continue reading Christians and Politics: Engaging A Wider Community 
Continuing our discussion from Part 1 about some of the key issues, that part addressed some of the matters arising from Dominionist theology. Another theology which has long been justified by evangelicals in support of conservative political outlooks is, of course, Dispensationalism. It is quite different from yet similar in certain respects to Dominionism; both… Continue reading Christians and Politics: Engaging A Wider Community 
In the Evangelical spectrum of Christianity, engagement most commonly occurs with the right wing of the political spectrum. We shall attempt here to discuss why this is so, and how this could contradict with other Christian viewpoints of society. As evangelicals, we are well aware that a lot of political engagement in our part of… Continue reading Christians and Politics: Engaging A Wider Community