On The Exchange Blog: In God We TrustAugust 30, 2018
This post was originally published April 7, 2016.
This week, I wrote a post for my friend Ed Stetzer’s The Exchange Blog over at Christianity Today, asking the question: Do we really think about what “God” Americans trust? We will be talking more about our national motto on The Reconnect on Friday.
Is God really real and if so, do we trust Him? That’s a great individual question and it’s a question being actively debated in the culture over the motto “In God We Trust.”
On the one hand there are those who want to see “In God We Trust” removed from U.S. currency and on another hand there are those who want to divert public funds to have it added to police cars.
The debate currently swirls around two things: cop cars and currency, and whether the government can mandate the inclusion of “In God We Trust” on them. And while cops may represent the law, cash remains king. The legal precedence related to the appearance of the national motto on U.S. currency is relevant to the discussion about bumper stickers.
Read the entire blog here.