Democracy and the Bible “Separation of Church and State?”

What do think of when you hear the word “democracy”? It is a popular word these days in any corner of this globe on which we live. How do you envision a democratic nation working? Do the Church and State need to have close relations in order for democracy to prosper? Or, can you exclude the Church from the affairs of the State and still see long term prosperity? Growing up as a citizen of the United States of America I was always taught the importance of democracy both in the public education that I received as well as from my parents and family members. I remember being proud of being an American and having the freedoms that went along with democracy. Continue reading