Why should you vote your values? Consider if Jesus was in America preparing for Election Day 2008, what would he do? Would Jesus register to vote? Would he go to the polls? Or would he stay home? Assuming he did vote, which candidates would he support? What values would dictate who he voted for.
We know that Jesus expects his followers to be salt and light in our culture, and that he expects us to participate in government (see Matthew 5:13-16 & 22:21). Based on his teachings, it would be safe to say that Jesus would register and vote and support the candidates that most closely represent his values. Isn’t that what we should do on Election Day?