From PJ Media: Christians Must Avoid Making Idols of Patriotism and America

Let’s face it – Independence Day is truly a special holiday. It’s a wonderful day to spend time with family and friends in the heart of summertime, grilling out, swimming, and watching fireworks.

But now, a couple of days after the 4th, as the red, white, and blue buntings come down and the smell of fireworks finally evaporates from the air, we can take time to reflect on our love of country. And for Christians, I want to challenge you to examine yourself and ask this question: has patriotism become an idol for you?

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