Mike Huckabee spoke at last night’s session of the Values Voter Summit, where he made the case that President Obama was re-elected and America is now “on the precipice of disaster” because conservative Christians ignored God’s call to vote in the last election.
A good portion of Huckabee’s speech was dedicated to rattling off statistics about how few Evangelical and like-minded Christians are registered to vote, which is made worse by the fact that only a small percentage of those who are registered even bother to actually vote.
“When the call is coming to us from God to stand, to speak, to act,” Huckabee said, “it’s going to voice-mail.”
God is calling conservative Christians to be involved in politics, he said, and America is suffering because that is not happening in sufficient numbers, which is totally unacceptable because America was created and sustained by God.
The solution is for Christians to answer God’s call to save this nation by getting registered to vote and then going to the polls to vote against politicians “who refuse to hear not only our hearts, but God’s heart.”
“That’s how we change America, my friend,” he concluded. “Let’s make this a nation once again that unapologetically bows its knee before a holy God”: