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Well, the votes are in, tallied, and the announcement made. President Barack Obama is headed to a second term as Commander-in-Chief of the United States. Predictably a good number of pundits and everyday people have offered their post-election perspective. Some of the reactions have been pretty predictable, and some have been poignant. I thought I’d round up a few from across the spectrum in case you missed them.

Three Lessons from an Election Hangover (Jesse Johnson at Cripplegate)

God Is Laughing Especially Hard Today (Stephen Altrogge at The Blazing Center)

Election Results Raise Questions about Christian Right’s Influence (Dan Gilgodd at

Aftermath: Lessons from the 2012 Elections (Al Mohler at The Briefing)

From Me, Yesterday (Colin Hansen at TGC)

The Perpetual Campaign and Other Distressing Thoughts (Joe Carter at Joe Carter’s Commonplace)

Ten Random Post Election Thoughts (Ron Edmondson)

The Great Religious Realignment and Why the Great Religious Realignment Is a Great Secular Opportunity (Sarah Posner at Religious Dispatches)

Christians, Let’s Honor the President (Russ Moore at Moore to the Point)


John Owen on the 2012 Election (the Cripplegate)

The Great Tragedy of the 2012 Election (Garret Kell)


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2 thoughts on “Elections Reflections Round-Up”

  1. John says:

    And then there’s this.

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Thabiti Anyabwile is a pastor for Anacostia River Church in southeast Washington, DC and a council member of The Gospel Coalition.

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