All presidential candidates,
including California Republican Congressman Duncan Hunter, claimed faith in
Christ. But when asked to testify about their Lord by sharing their Christian testimony, all but one
took cover. The lone exception was Congressman Duncan Hunter.
All other candidates heeded political strategists and circumvented specifics on their
faith, considered a "divisive" issue. Congressman Hunter heeded God,
who commanded: "Always be ready to give a defense to
everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and
fear." (1 Peter 3:5)
All other candidates prioritized winning the election at all cost. Representative Hunter
prioritized standing up for his
Lord and campaigned tirelessly, but left the election results up to Him.
little about Representative Hunter until receiving his
Christian testimony, but was pleased to
endorse the candidacy of this pro-life, 12-term Congressman and Chairman of the House Armed Services
Committee, an endorsement which he publicly accepted.
But a weightier indictment may be the one that awaits the other candidates when
they meet Jesus, who said: "For whoever is ashamed
of Me and My words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him the Son of
Man also will be ashamed when He comes in the glory of His Father with the holy
angels." (Mark 8:38)
Representative Hunter voluntarily retired from his Congressional seat in 2008 at
the relatively young age of 60. GodVoter.org
will be pleased to see him or another candidate with his profile and courage run
for the White House in 2016.
Our presidential rating of Representative Duncan Hunter remains an