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Wall of Decision

When looking at politics, Christians may wonder what they are to do as they see the bitterness and divisiveness on both sides of the political spectrum. It can be hard to remember that God has called us " be subject to rulers, to authorities, to be obedient, to do whatever is good." (Titus 3:1) How do we do that?
For the past few weeks, OCCS students could be found checking out the Wall of Decision in our middle school hallway.  The wall is a multi-colored, floor-to-ceiling representation of presidential candidates' views on everything from health care to the death penalty to immigration.  Our 8th graders were the construction workers in choosing candidates and researching their views on 12 different issues.
The first step in the building process was taking a quiz that helped identify some of the important issues in this year’s election and how the students' views compared to the views of current candidates like Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, President Trump an…

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