Tim Keller: Christians have ‘Liberty of Conscience’ to Vote for Pro-Abortion Democrats

Tim Keller, founder of the Gospel Coalition and cultural Marxist extraordinaire, has a long history of saying awful, terrible things, such as when his church called for more same-sex intimacy in churches, tweeting out patently, biblically absurd things, walks, talks and acts like a Marxist, trashed the ‘Social Justice and the Gospel Statement’ endorsed the notion of a ‘gay Christian‘, and claimed that people cannot be reached without art. That’s just a small sampling of his shenanigans.

It’s no surprise then that he has come out again with a frustratingly foolish Facebook post where he makes the case that Christians can vote for anyone or any party they want and that they ought not to be judged for doing so, in a further effort by Big Eva to drive the vote to the Democratic party.

Keller argues that a policy may be evil, but because the scripture doesn’t directly command a Christian to address that policy in a certain way, then the political party who holds that policy can rightfully be supported, despite displaying and uplighting great moral monstrosities. This naturally leads to more than a few queries.


“The Bible binds my conscience to care for the poor, but it does not tell me the best practical way to do it. Any particular strategy (high taxes and government services vs low taxes and private charity) may be good and wise—and may even be somewhat inferred from other things the Bible teaches– but they are not directly commanded and therefore we cannot insist that all Christians, as a matter of conscience, follow one or the other.”

Question. What if one party wants to kill the poor?

The Bible binds my conscience to love the immigrant, but it doesn’t tell me how many legal immigrants to admit to the U.S. every year. It does not exactly prescribe immigration policy.

Question. What if one party want to kill the immigrant?

The Bible tells me that abortion is a sin and great evil, but it doesn’t tell me the best way to decrease or end abortion in this country, nor which policies are most effective. 

Question. What if one party wants to kill the babies and entrench baby butchery into law, being the party of infanticide, who want to remove all restrictions and restraints on abortion so that the country runs red with the blood of the innocent under the guise of freedom and the right to choose?

Keller finishes it off with this caution:

“This means when it comes to taking political positions, voting, determining alliances and political involvement, the Christian has liberty of conscience. Christians cannot say to other Christians “no Christian can vote for…” or “every Christian must vote for…” unless you can find a Biblical command to that effect.

This of course makes it so that that there isn’t a single political party or even politician that one could not in good conscience vote for, no matter what they believe, practice, or have as their platform.

The Communist party? Go right ahead. The National Socialist German Workers’ Party? Sure. After all, “Christians cannot say to other Christians ‘no Christian can vote for the Nazi Party’ unless you can find a Biblical command to that effect.” The fact that they want to round up the Jews and turn them into oven crisps in concentration camps is not a good policy, but you have Christian liberty of conscience to vote for them if you want and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise, given that the bible doesn’t address the best policy as it pertains to alleviating jew burning.

The post was written only 4 hours ago at the time of this writing and has nearly 7000 ‘likes.’ May God help us if this is what passes for Christian wisdom.



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16 thoughts on “Tim Keller: Christians have ‘Liberty of Conscience’ to Vote for Pro-Abortion Democrats

  1. Once he feels safe to do so, he’ll demonize Conservatives and urge people to vote Democrats.

    It’s wolves’ pattern of behavior. Calling it now.

    1. Keller is so far off sound Biblical rails, searching any place north of Hell will yield no trace of his sorry existence…

  2. Tim Keller is a godless heretic who has no place garnering the ear of any true believer. Any professing Christian who wants to say, “Well, Tim Keller is a good brother and has some good things to say despite of his shortcomings” might as well take Keller off the shelf and replace him with Satan, because the devil is a far greater theologian than Keller and has the same goals in mind.

  3. On a scale of Ass-a-1 to Ass -a-9, Tim Keller’s logic (and God did give each person a brain that we are to use to glorify Him) is Ass-a-9!!! Tim, how can a person glorify and honor God by voting for a political party that deliberately removed any and all references to God from its party platform? To steal a line from the professional “line stealer” himself, “If you can’t figure out which party, although not perfectly, comes much closer to party positions supported in scripture, then you ain’t a Christian (or you are at least a Christian that has been blinded by satan himself)!!!

  4. I have nothing to add to all your wonderful comments. They are all spot-on. How people continue to listen to this guy is beyond me.

  5. “Christians have ‘Liberty of Conscience’ to Vote for Pro-Abortion Democrats” Well Tim I think God would say Christians have the liberty to sin when voting for a pro-abortion candidate. Just because you have a free will does not make all your choices right.

  6. “Enemy-occupied territory—that is what this world is.” —C.S. Lewis
    Politics is nothing but a great distraction.
    Has that not become obvious, yet?
    There is really only one political “party” — an alliance serving the Enemy.

    Pray on the Gospel of John regarding your penchant for judging others, Pastor Weakley.

    Luke 6:37-42

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