Thanks to the Center for Public Justice for posting my article on “Principled Pragmatism” in their Capital Commentary. I argue that it is important for Christians to practice principled pragmatism in public life:
In our political life, Christians should strive to become principled pragmatists. A willingness to compromise does not mean you have given up on your principles. Rather, it means you are pragmatic. You recognize that in a democracy, you will not have policies exactly as you would like, but you strive to make reasonable concessions based upon your principles.
Be sure to read the whole thing.