The fact that both parties have been shaped by Christian traditions should also be encouraging to discerning Christians who have the wisdom to look past the election-year rhetoric and determine which parts of each party’s platform to accept – and which parts to reject.
Does politics have anything to do with faith? Why should a Christian vote? How voting put in the proper perspective, and done with good intent, can be a God-glorifying, community-serving activity.
To be a Christian and a Democrat hardly seems possible to some, but there is more than the "one issue" of abortion to being a Democrat.