Christian Life 

Survey by 3rd-year HTC Student

 

The following is a brief survey being done by a 3rd-year student with the Highland Theological College. It would be very much appreciated if you could take a couple of minutes in your busy day to tick these questions and click the button to return your responses. 

 

Thank you!



Survey



1. When the "act of the union" was formed over three hundred years ago Scotland’s judicial, religious and educational systems were preserved. With the ever increasing influence of secularism among other things, encroaching and changing these systems, do you think that Christians should have a presence in parliament to at least voice these concerns? 

Yes

No

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2. Do you think there is need for a specifically Christian party?
Yes
No
Not sure
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3. Do you think a Christian voice is heard through the mainstream political parties, or do you think they are somewhat neutered?
Yes, the Christian voice is heard in the mainstream parties
No, they are somewhat neutered

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4. How do Christians get involved in politics when the existing parties sideline Christian principles and Christians who do get involved tend to end up compromising on their principles in toeing the line of the party whips?




5. Do you believe that there are times in history that God's people have had to stand up to speak out for righteousness?
Yes
No
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6. With so many changes in our system that seem to be against Christian principles and righteousness, do you think this is such a time?
Yes
No
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7. With the ever-increasing loss of influence that the "church" has had on our society, is raising these types of issue going to help or hinder the church's work in our community?
Help
Hinder
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8. If we are going to have Christians standing as a Christian voice in the political arena, how can we ensure that we have the best candidates possible?

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9. Did you have the opportunity at the last Scottish parliament/local government elections in May '07 to vote for a specifically Christian candidate standing for a specifically Christian party?
Yes
No
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10. If you had the chance to vote for a specifically Christian candidate from a specifically Christian party, would you do that?
Yes
No
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11. Are there issues that you feel a Christian party should avoid (such as capital punishment?)
Yes
No

If answering "Yes", please state below what you think these are.



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The Editor, 13/04/2008

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