Hard Christian Truths

Politi-Christians Are The Worst!

j taliaferro
5 min readDec 21, 2021


The most despised of all Christians (and for good reason)

Politi-Christians. We all know who I am talking about. You undoubtedly have one or more of these fanatics on your friends’ list. You have rolled your eyes more than once at their outrageous statements or needlessly abrasive perspectives.

Let me fill you in on a little-known fact. Politics is the new religion of the USA! If you look at the amount of blind devotion many Americans demonstrate to their political party, it is shocking.

During both the 2016 and 2020 election, we were able to look behind the curtain and see what their worship looks like. These pseudo-religious fanatics are in a perpetual frenzy.

Political fanatics have ruined social media; they own the news; they have even infiltrated ESPN! You can’t go anywhere without running into political tension. And the worst perpetrators of them all I call Politi-Christians.

Politi-Christians formulate their political beliefs from a carefully chosen sense of morals that doesn’t conform to any contextualized understanding of Scripture. They proof-text and take things out of context because they don’t care about the truth or mission of Christianity; they are too busy USING Christianity to prop up their political party or social ideology.

Are you a Politi-Christian?

Let’s take a serious look at this. Open up your most commonly used social media page and check your focus. Are your posts Christ-honoring, Republican/Democrat-honoring, or divisive just for the sake of controversy?

Remember, the mouth speaks from the overflow of the heart.

If you are a Christian and your posts on social media are mostly politically focused, I’m sorry to inform you that you are a Politi-Christian, and your friends secretly despise you. Maybe you think people are impressed with your superior virtue, but the truth is you annoy the crap out of people.

They won’t say anything because they are polite and don’t want to make a scene, but I had to speak up; I couldn’t take it anymore. If you were doing this in the name of your political party or personal ideology, I would let it go. But…



j taliaferro

Storyteller, Author & Disciple of Jesus Christ. Lover of family, sushi & world travel. I hate cotton candy, bats and the Kansas City Chiefs.